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Mechanics of Earthquakes: Extreme Localization, Frictional Instability, and Fluid Effects

Midwest Mechanics Seminar

Event Details

Friday, October 11, 2019
11-11:50 a.m.
Prof. Nadia Lapusta, Caltech will report on recent progress in using the laboratory-derived laws for numerical elastodynamic simulations of earthquake source processes and the associated insights, including similarities and differences with the traditional fracture mechanics interpretations.