• A note on 2-D lithospheric deformation due to a blind strike-slip fault

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      Blind fault; coseismic deformation; strike-slip fault; two-dimensional

    • Abstract

       

      Analytical solution for the problem of a surface-breaking long strike-slip fault in an elastic layer overlying an elastic half-space is well known. The purpose of this note is to obtain the corresponding solution for a blind fault. Since the solution is valid for arbitrary values of the fault-depth and the dip angle, the effects of these two important fault parameters can be studied numerically. The variation of the parallel displacement and shear stress with the distance from the fault is studied numerically for different values of the fault-depth and dip angle.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Sunita Rani1 Sarva Jit Singh2

      1. Department of Applied Mathematics, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar - 125 001, India
      2. Department of Mathematics, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi - 110 021, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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