Field Mechanical Properties of a Jointed Sandstone

  1. N.L. Carter,
  2. M. Friedman,
  3. J.M. Logan and
  4. D.W. Stearns
  1. H. S. Swolfs1,
  2. C. E. Brechtel2,
  3. W. F. Brace3 and
  4. H. R. Pratt4

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM024p0161

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

How to Cite

Swolfs, H. S., Brechtel, C. E., Brace, W. F. and Pratt, H. R. (1981) Field Mechanical Properties of a Jointed Sandstone, in Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume (eds N.L. Carter, M. Friedman, J.M. Logan and D.W. Stearns), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM024p0161

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado 80225

  2. 2

    Agapito and Associates, Inc., Grand Junction, Colorado 81507

  3. 3

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

  4. 4

    Terra Tek, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900247

Online ISBN: 9781118663806

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Keywords:

  • Rock deformation—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Earth—Crust—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Geodynamics—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Handin, John

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Site and Lithology

  • Observations

  • Discussion

  • Appendix