Articles | Volume 24, issue 3
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 24, 467–480, 2017
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 24, 467–480, 2017

Research article 11 Aug 2017

Research article | 11 Aug 2017

Multistable slip of a one-degree-of-freedom spring-slider model in the presence of thermal-pressurized slip-weakening friction and viscosity

Jeen-Hwa Wang

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In this paper, I study the frictional and viscous effects on multistable slip of earthquakes based on a one-degree-of-freedom model through numerical simulations. Results show three regimes of stable, intermittent, and unstable slip, depending on the values of model parameters.