Effective normal stress alteration due to pore pressure changes induced by dynamic slip propagation on a plane between dissimilar materials

  title={Effective normal stress alteration due to pore pressure changes induced by dynamic slip propagation on a plane between dissimilar materials},
  author={John W. Rudnicki and James R. Rice},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Recent, detailed examinations of fault zones show that walls of faults are often bordered by materials that are different from each other and from the more uniform material farther away. In addition, they show that the ultracataclastic core of mature fault zones, where slip is concentrated, is less permeable to flow across it than the adjoining material of the damage zone. Inhomogeneous slip at the interface between materials with different poroelastic properties and permeabilities causes a… 

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