Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Contributor "Alberto S. Nieto"
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(1998)This work has proven the significant role of tensile failure in fracture process of asperities under direct shear loading. The result of this work can be combined with future research to develop a more meaningful relationship ...
The Role of Horizontal Stress in the Formation of Valley Stress Relief Features in Flat-Lying Sedimentary Rocks (2008)The objective of this thesis is to demonstrate, largely by numerical modeling, the general mechanisms by which the features mentioned above are formed. First, evidence supporting the existence of a regional horizontal ...