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2011 SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Validation Workshop

Date: February 25, 2011
Organizers: Ruth Harris, Ralph Archuleta
Location: Kellogg West Conference Center and Lodge, Pomona, CA

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The purpose of the 2011 SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Validation Workshop will be to learn the results of the latest benchmark exercises (TPV14, 15, 105), to learn about a new code, to learn what is happening in related SCEC verification and validation groups, to discuss appropriate ways to model fault intersections, and to make plans for future code-group activities.


10:00 Introduction to Workshop R. Harris
10:20 The 2011 South Island New Zealand Earthquake R. Archuleta
  Overview of Related SCEC Technical Activity Groups  
10:40 Source Inversion Validation M. Page
10:55 Earthquake-Cycle Simulators K. Richards-Dinger
11:10 Kinematic Ground Motion Simulations B. Aagaard
  A New Code  
11:25 Tetemeko (movie files #1 and #2) J. Kozdon
11:45 Lunch  
  The Benchmarks  
12:45 TPV105 - Thermal Pressurization Benchmark and Implementation E. Dunham / H. Noda
13:30 TPV14, TPV15 - Branched Fault Benchmarks M. Barall
14:15 Break  
  Fault Intersections B. Aagaard / N. DeDontney
14:45 How They Look in the California Fault Map T. Dawson
15:15 How We Currently Model Them D. Oglesby
15:35 How We May Improve our Method E. Dunham / J. Kozdon
  A Smooth Planar Fault Simulation  
16:00 M8 Simulation K. Olsen
16:20 Group Discussion (including next benchmarks) All
17:00 Adjourn