Unformatted text preview: 2.2…. Dynamique de la Terre Deformation (2) Source P. A. Bourque, 2004 The following figure shows the general relationship betwenn stress and deformation Elastic deformation Plastic deformation deformation Point of failure Limit of elasticity Stress Forces applied Elastic deformation Brittle (earthquake) Plastic deformation Source: Jean Vail ancourt Source P. A. Bourque, 2004 There are two types of stresses that can deform the rocks : the compressive stresses and the tensile stresses . Deformation under compressive stress ( coaxial ) Deformation (4) 2.2…. Dynamic of the Earth (14)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course GNG 4124 taught by Professor Soils during the Spring '11 term at Uni. of Nottingham Ningbo.
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