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Documentation for The Problem, Versions 18 through 21


The following PDF file describes The Problem, versions 18 through 21.

Problem description for TPV18 through TPV21.


These benchmarks explore plastic yielding with a branching fault, as shown in the following table.

Benchmark Dimension Rupture Type Material Properties
TPV18 3D Right-lateral, releasing branch. Linear elastic.
TPV19 3D Right-lateral, releasing branch. Drucker-Prager plastic.
TPV20 3D Left-lateral, restraining branch. Linear elastic.
TPV21 3D Left-lateral, restraining branch. Drucker-Prager plastic.


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This page was last updated or reviewed on 22 November 2011.