Strain Patterns in Rocks

Strain Patterns in Rocks

A Selection of Papers Presented at the International Workshop, Rennes, 13-14 May 1982

1st Edition - January 1, 1983

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  • Editors: P. R. Cobbold, W. M. Schwerdtner
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190624

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Strain Patterns in Rocks is a selection of papers presented at the international workshop, held in Rennes on May 13-14, 1982. The book presents papers on the techniques of strain measurement; an orthographic analysis of deformation; and the applications of the Mohr circle to inhomogeneous deformation. The text also includes papers on the methods of strain removal; a general transformation to simulate heterogeneous strain states; the significance of isotropic points; and the detection of volume changes. Papers on the analyses of strain discontinuity at interfaces; strain refraction through contrasting layers; and strain patterns in ductile shear zones and at the tips to shear and thrust zones are also considered. The book further includes papers on the natural strain patterns: in mylonite zones, in granites, in Alpine nappes, in linearly anisotropic rocks, in an ice cap and in a boudin model.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Strain Analysis Using the Shape of Expected and Observed Continuous Frequency Distributions

    Finite Strain Estimation Using 'Anti-Clustered' Distributions of Points

    Finite strain Determination of Gneiss: Application of Fry's Method to Porphyroid in the Southern Massif Central (France)

    Orthographic Analysis of Geological Structures—I. Deformation Theory

    Application of the Mohr-Circle Construction to Problems of Inhomogeneous Deformation

    The Compatibility Equations and the Pole to the Mohr Circle

    Spatial Integration of Strains Using Finite Elements

    A General Harmonic Coordinate Transformation to Simulate the States of Strain in Inhomogeneously Deformed Rocks

    Isotropic Points and Lines in Strain Fields

    Estimation of Volume Changes by Comparative Chemical Analyses in Heterogeneously Deformed Rocks (Folds with Mass Transfer)

    Kinematic and Mechanical Discontinuity at a Coherent Interface

    A Theory of Finite Strain Variation Through Contrasting Layers, and its Bearing on Cleavage Refraction

    Theoretical Strain Patterns in Ductile Zones Simultaneously Undergoing Heterogeneous Simple Shear and Bulk Shortening

    Complex Strain Patterns Developed at the Frontal and Lateral Tips to Shear Zones and Thrust Zones

    State of Strain in a Quartzite Mylonite, Central Australia

    Strain Pattern in the Aar Granite (Central Alps): Orthogneiss Developed by Bulk Inhomogeneous Flattening

    Strain Patterns of Crescentic Granitoid Plutons in the Archean Greenstone Terrain of Ontario

    Strain Distribution Within the Pardailhan Nappe (Montagne Noire, France) and Structure of its Basal Thrust Zone: Implications for Events Associated with Nappe Emplacement

    Finite Strain Patterns in Some Alpine Nappes

    Patterns of Folding and Strain Influenced by Linearly Anisotropic Bands

    Strain Patterns in an Ice Cap and Implications for Strain Variations in Shear Zones

    Strain Fields in and Around Boundins in a Clay Experiment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 251
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1983
  • Published: January 1, 1983
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190624

About the Editors

P. R. Cobbold

W. M. Schwerdtner

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