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The analysis of finite strain using lines with an initial random orientation

Sanderson, David J. (1977) The analysis of finite strain using lines with an initial random orientation Tectonophysics, 43, (3-4), pp. 199-211. (doi:10.1016/0040-1951(77)90117-2).

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The effect of homogeneous strain on random samples from an initially uniform distribution of lines in two dimensions is investigated. After doubling the data and treating each as a unit vector, the orientation and length of the resultant vector allows the orientation of the X-axis and the strain ratio to be estimated. The appropriate confidence limits of these estimates are evaluated. The method is illustrated using samples of weakly deformed desiccation cracks and a comparison with other methods of strain analysis made.

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Published date: 10 December 1977


Local EPrints ID: 73803
ISSN: 0040-1951
PURE UUID: 3ae33fe7-e9cf-4d01-ac9f-f8627e077d34
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:48

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