Stick-slip behavior in a continuum-granular experiment.

Abstract

We report moment distribution results from a laboratory experiment, similar in character to an isolated strike-slip earthquake fault, consisting of sheared elastic plates separated by a narrow gap filled with a two-dimensional granular medium. Local measurement of strain displacements of the plates at 203 spatial points located adjacent to the gap allows… (More)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.060201

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