Probabilistic Treatment of Faulting in Geologic Media

  1. N.L. Carter,
  2. M. Friedman,
  3. J.M. Logan and
  4. D.W. Stearns
  1. Fred A. Donath1 and
  2. Robert M. Cranwell2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM024p0231

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

How to Cite

Donath, F. A. and Cranwell, R. M. (1981) Probabilistic Treatment of Faulting in Geologic Media, 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/GM024p0231

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801

  2. 2

    Sandia Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185

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:

  • Failure Criteria for Faulting

  • Fault Orientations Favorable for Sliding

  • Probability of Sliding on Existing Faults

  • Probability of S1 Reaching or Exceeding S1*

  • Summary and Conclusions