Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside Principles of Earthquake Source Mechanics

Principles of Earthquake Source Mechanics

£75.00

Part of Cambridge Monographs on Mechanics

  • Date Published: July 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521017244

£ 75.00
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Kostrov and Das present a general theoretical model summarizing our current knowledge of fracture mechanics as applied to earthquakes and earthquake source processes. Part I explains continuum and fracture mechanics, providing the reader with some background and context. Part II continues with a discussion of the inverse problem of earthquake source theory and a description of the seismic moment tensor. Part III presents specific earthquake source models. Although data processing and acquisition techniques are discussed only in simplified form for illustrative purposes, the material in this book will aid in better orienting and developing these techniques. The aim of this book is to explore the phenomena underlying earthquake fracture and present a general theoretical model for earthquake source processes.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521017244
    • length: 308 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 153 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.465kg
    • contains: 65 b/w illus. 1 table
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of symbols
    Preface
    Introduction
    Part I. Continuum and Fracture:
    1. Basic mechanical principles of the theory of tectonic earthquake sources
    2. General concepts of fracture mechanics
    Part II. Inversion for Source Parameters:
    3. The inverse problem of earthquake source theory
    4. Seismic moment tensor
    Part III. Specific Earthquake Source Models:
    5. The boundary-integral equation method
    6. Far-field radiation from numerical source models
    Appendixes
    References
    Additional reading
    Index.

  • Authors

    B. V. Kostrov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

    Shamita Das, Columbia University, New York

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×