• Static deformation due to a long buried dip-slip fault in an isotropic half-space welded with an orthotropic half-space

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      Isotropic half-space; dip-slip fault; orthotropic half-space; static deformation; welded contact.

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      Closed-form analytical expressions for the displacements and the stresses at any point of a two-phase medium consisting of a homogeneous, isotropic, perfectly elastic half-space in welded contact with a homogeneous, orthotropic, perfectly elastic half-space due to a dip-slip fault of finite width located at an arbitrary distance from the interface in the isotropic half-space are obtained. The Airy stress function approach is used to obtain the expressions for the stresses and the displacements. The case of a vertical dip-slip fault is considered in detail. The variations of the displacements with the distance from the fault and with depth have been shown graphically.

    • Author Affiliations


      Neeru Bala1 Sunita Rani1

      1. Department of Mathematics, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001
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