Dynamic Rupture

  • Aldam, M., S. Xu, E. A. Brener, Y. Ben-Zion and E. Bouchbinder, Non-monotonicity of the frictional bimaterial effect, J. Geophys. Res., 122, doi: 10.1002/2017JB014665., 2017.

  • Xu, S. and Y. Ben-Zion, Theoretical constraints on dynamic pulverization of fault zone rocks, Geophys. J. Int., 209, 282-296, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx033, 2017.

  • Lyakhovsky, V., Y. Ben-Zion, A. Ilchev and A. Mendecki, Dynamic rupture in a damage-breakage rheology model , Geophys. J. Int., 206, 1126-1143, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw183, 2016.

  • Xu, S. Fukuyama, E., Ben-Zion, Y. and J.-P. Ampuero, Dynamic rupture activation of backthrust fault branching ,Tectonophysics, vol. 644–645, p. 161–183, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.01.011, 2015.

  • Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y., J.-P. Ampuero and V. Lyakhovsky, Dynamic ruptures on a frictional interface with off-fault brittle damage: Feedback mechanisms and effects on slip and near-fault motion , Pure Appl. Geophys., 172, 1243-1267, doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-0923-7, 2015.

  • Xu, S. and Y. Ben-Zion, Numerical and theoretical analyses of in-plane dynamic rupture on a frictional interface and off-fault yielding patterns at different scales, , Geophys. J. Int., 193, 304–320, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs105, 2013.

  • Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y. and J.-P. Ampuero, Properties of Inelastic Yielding Zones Generated by In-plane Dynamic Ruptures: II. Detailed parameter-space study, Geophys. J. Int., 191, 1343–1360, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05685.x, 2012.

  • Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y. and J.-P. Ampuero, Properties of Inelastic Yielding Zones Generated by In-plane Dynamic Ruptures: I. Model description and basic results, Geophys. J. Int., 191, 1325–1342, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05679.x, 2012.

  • Ben-Zion, Y., T. Rockwell, Z. Shi and S. Xu, Reversed-polarity secondary deformation structures near fault stepovers, J. of Appl. Mech., 79, 031025, doi:10.1115/1.4006154, 2012.

  • Shi, Z., A. Needleman and Y. Ben-Zion, Slip modes and partitioning of energy during dynamical frictional sliding between identical elastic-viscoplastic solids, International Journal of Fracture, 162, 51–67, doi: 10.1007/s10704-009-9388-6, 2010.

  • Ampuero, J.-P. and Y. Ben-Zion, Cracks, pulses and macroscopic asymmetry of dynamic rupture on a bimaterial interface with velocity-weakening friction, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03736.x, 2008.

  • Dor, O., Yildirim, C., Rockwell, T.K., Ben-Zion, Y., Emre, O., Sisk, M., Duman, T. Y., Geologic and geomorphologic asymmetry across the rupture zones of the 1943 and 1944 earthquakes on the North Anatolian Fault: possible signals for preferred earthquake propagation direction , Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03709.x, 2008.

  • Shi, Z., Y. Ben-Zion and A. Needleman, Properties of dynamic rupture and energy partition in a two-dimensional elastic solid with a frictional interface, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 56, 5-24, doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2007.04.006, 2008.

  • Brietzke, G. and Y. Ben-Zion, Examining Tendencies of In-plane Rupture to Migrate to Material Interfaces, Geophys. J. Int., 167, 807-819, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03137.x, 2006.

  • Ben-Zion, Y., A comment on "Material contrast does not predict earthquake rupture propagation direction" by by R. A. Harris and S. M. Day , Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L13310, doi:10.1029/2005GL025652, 2006.

  • Dor O., Y. Ben-Zion, T. K. Rockwell and J. Brune, Pulverized Rocks in the Mojave section of the San Andreas Fault Zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 245, 642-654, 2006.

  • Dor O., T. K. Rockwell and Y. Ben-Zion, Geologic observations of damage asymmetry in the structure of the San Jacinto, San Andreas and Punchbowl faults in southern California: A possible indicator for preferred rupture propagation direction, Pure Appl. Geophys., 163, 301-349, DOI 10.1007/s00024-005-0023-9, 2006.

  • Ben-Zion, Y., A comment on "The wrinkle-like slip pulse in not important in earthquake dynamics" by D. J. Andrews and R. A. Harris , Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L06310, doi:10.1029/2005GL025372, 2006.

  • Shi, Z. and Ben-Zion, Y., Dynamic Rupture on a bimaterial interface governed by slip-weakening friction , Geophys. J. Int., 164, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02853.x, 2006.

  • Ben-Zion, Y. and Z. Shi, Dynamic Rupture on a Material Interface with Spontaneous Generation of Plastic Strain in the Bulk , Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 236, 486-496, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.03.025, 2005.

  • Ben-Zion, Y. and Y. Huang, Dynamic rupture on an interface between a compliant fault zone layer and a stiffer surrounding solid , J. Geophys. Res., 107, DOI 10.1029/2001JB000254, 2002.

  • Ben-Zion, Y., Dynamic Ruptures in Recent Models of Earthquake Faults , J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 49, 2209-2244, 2001.

  • Lapusta, N., J. R. Rice, Y. Ben-Zion and G. Zheng, Elastodynamic Analysis for Long Deformation History With Spontaneous Rupture Episodes on Faults With Rate- and State-dependent Friction, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 23,765-23,789, 2000.

  • Ben-Zion, Y. and D. J. Andrews, Properties and Implications of Dynamic Rupture Along a Material Interface, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Amer., 88, 1085-1094, 1998.

  • Andrews, D. J. and Y. Ben-Zion, Wrinkle-like Slip Pulse on a Fault Between Different Materials, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 553-571, 1997

  • Ben-Zion, Y. and J. R. Rice, Dynamic simulations of slip on a smooth fault in an elastic solid, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 17771-17784, 1997


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