A Nonlinear Least Squares Technique for Determining Multiple-Mechanism, High-Temperature Creep Flow Laws

  1. N.L. Carter,
  2. M. Friedman,
  3. J.M. Logan and
  4. D.W. Stearns
  1. David K. Parrish1 and
  2. Anthony F. Gangi2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM024p0287

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

How to Cite

Parrish, D. K. and Gangi, A. F. (1981) A Nonlinear Least Squares Technique for Determining Multiple-Mechanism, High-Temperature Creep Flow Laws, 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/GM024p0287

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Tectonophysics, Departments of Geophysics and Geology Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843

  2. 2

    Department of Geophysics, Texas A&M Universitycollege Station, Texas 77843,

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:

  • Calculation of Apparent Activation Energy

  • Calculation of Stress Exponents

  • Linear Least Squares Method

  • Nonlinear Least Squares Technique

  • Application of Nonlinear Least Squares Technique

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix A: Nonlinear Least Squares Fitting of Multimechanism Creep Laws

  • Appendix B: Estimation of Errors