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aseismic

[ā′sīz·mik]
(geophysics)
Not subject to the occurrence or destructive effects of earthquakes.
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Thus, the intention was to exclude the influence of nonlinearity in the construction material, i.e., the dissipation of seismic energy in the form of plastification and damage of the construction material, on the results regarding the aseismic efficiency of the tested pebble layer.
From the poroelastic postseismic vertical deformation computed in scenario S1 (Figure s6), we can exclude that the tail-shaped deformation associated with the aseismic slip inferred on the Mirandola fault in the time between the two mainshocks was due to poroelastic rebound.
and Davis, D.M.: 1992, Great thrust earthquake and aseismic slip along the boundary of the Makran subduction zone.
(21) However, no statement concerning the physical meaning of the (a priori) fixed length and uniform preloading has been provided in these analyses, and rigorous numerical simulations of the whole earthquake cycle (22,23) have illustrated quasi-static expansion of a region of originally aseismic slip before dynamic rupture breakout.
In addition, these values may underestimate the geological deformation and may not include the energy released by aseismic processes (e.g., folding, thickening, plastic deformation, and slow aseismic slip).
Ji, "Study on dynamic characteristic and aseismic performance of a long-span triple-tower suspension bridge," Journal of Vibration and Shock, vol.
Qiu et al., "Characteristics of seismic disasters and aseismic measures of tunnels in Wenchuan earthquake," Environmental Earth Sciences, vol.
The search for an effective control method to reduce the response of engineering structures under seismic action and improving the structural aseismic ability is always a significant research subject in the field of civil engineering.
Contract awarded for Jung-building aseismic reinforcing work
Although the hypothesis that the Java subduction zone is aseismic is no longer tenable, there remains a danger that systematic research into past patterns will not begin until there is another horrendous disaster for which the population will have been poorly prepared.
Other topics include conservation paleobiology, geodetic imaging of seismic and aseismic fault slip, jadeites and plate tectonics, environment and climate of early human evolution, and atmospheric dynamics of hot exoplanets.