Earthquakes: Friction or a Plastic Instability?

  1. John B. Rundle,
  2. Donald L. Turcotte and
  3. William Klein
  1. D. C. Roberts and
  2. D. L. Turcotte

Published Online: 26 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM120p0097

Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes

Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes

How to Cite

Roberts, D. C. and Turcotte, D. L. (2000) Earthquakes: Friction or a Plastic Instability?, in Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes (eds J. B. Rundle, D. L. Turcotte and W. Klein), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM120p0097

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909783

Online ISBN: 9781118668375

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Keywords:

  • Earthquakes—Computer simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Equations for A Plastic Instability

  • Approximations

  • Initial Conditions

  • Results

  • Discussion