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Frederick M. Chester

Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University
Professor

Expertise: Geomechanics, Structural geology, Earthquake physics
 
 
About Me Publications
Barbery, M. R., Saber, O., Chester, F. M., & Chester, J. S. (2017, 08). Examination of multi-scale flash-heating at seismic slip rates in granite. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7819
Chester, F. M., Saber, O., & Alvarado, J. (2016, 08). Multi-Scale Flash Heating and Frictional Weakening at Seismic Slip-Rates in Rock. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7041
Barbery, M. R., Chester, F. M., Chester, J. S., & Saber, O. (2016, 08). Dynamic Weakening of Sliding Friction and the Influence of Gouge Development. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6878
French, M. E., Chester, F. M., & Chester, J. S. (2015). Micro-mechanisms of creep in clay-rich gouge from the Central Deforming Zone of the San Andreas Fault. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(2), 827-849. SCEC Contribution 1959
Coble, C., French, M. E., Chester, F. M., Chester, J. S., & Kitajima, H. (2014). In situ frictional properties of San Andreas Fault gouge at SAFOD. Geophysical Journal International,. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu306. SCEC Contribution 1942
French, M. E., Kitajima, H., Chester, J. S., Chester, F. M., & Hirose, T. (2014). Displacement and dynamic weakening processes in smectite-rich gouge from the Central Deforming Zone of the San Andreas Fault. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(3), 1777-1802. doi: 10.1002/2013JB010757. SCEC Contribution 1941
Kitajima, H., Chester, F. M., & Chester, J. S. (2010). Dynamic weakening of gouge layers in high-speed shear experiments: Assessment of temperature-dependent friction, thermal pressurization, and flash heating. Journal of Geophysical Research,. SCEC Contribution 1441
Kitajima, H., Chester, J. S., Chester, F. M., & Shimamoto, T. (2010). High-speed friction of disaggregated ultracataclasite in rotary shear: Characterization of frictional heating, mechanical behavior, and microstructure evolution. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth,. doi: 10.1029/2009JB007038. SCEC Contribution 1313
Chester, J. S., Chester, F. M., & Kronenberg, A. (2005). Fracture Surface Energy of the Punchbowl Fault, San Andreas System. Nature, 437(7055), 133-136. doi: 10.1038/nature03942. SCEC Contribution 823
Li, Y., Chester, F. M., & Vidale, J. E. (2001). Shallow Seismic Profiling at the Punchbowl Fault Zone, Southern California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 91(6), 1820-1830. doi: 10.1785/0120000050. SCEC Contribution 507

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