Faults are shear failures in the Earth’s crust, many mechanical aspects of which can be dealt with by Coulomb — Mohr’s theory of brittle shear failure in a regime of compressive effective stresses.
KeywordsAnisotropy Rubber Sandstone Brittle Shale
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