Scaling and universality in rock fracture
Davidsen, Jörn; Stanchits, Sergei; Dresen, Georg. 2007 Scaling and universality in rock fracture. Physical Review Letters, 98 (12), 125502. 4, pp. 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.125502Full text not available from this repository.
We present a detailed statistical analysis of acoustic emission time series from laboratory rock fracture obtained from different experiments on different materials including acoustic emission controlled triaxial fracture and punch-through tests. In all considered cases, the waiting time distribution can be described by a unique scaling function indicating its universality. This scaling function is even indistinguishable from that for earthquakes suggesting its general validity for fracture processes independent of time, space, and magnitude scales.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.125502|
|Programmes:||BAS Programmes > Global Science in the Antarctic Context (2005-2009) > Natural Complexity Programme|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences|
|Date made live:||22 Feb 2011 14:24|
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