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Seismic Faults

  • Ikuo Towhata
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Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)

Abstract

One of the new problems in geotechnical earthquake engineering is related to a fault action. This situation was triggered by the 1995 earthquake in Kobe area as well as the 1999 ChiChi earthquake in Taiwan. The effects of fault movement in the underlying rock mass may or may not affect structures at the ground surface.

Keywords

Ground Motion Normal Fault Fault Action Reverse Fault Tsunami Height 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ikuo Towhata
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  1. 1.University of TokyoJapan

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