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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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