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SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Validation Workshop

Conveners: Ruth Harris and Ralph Archuleta
Dates: March 11, 2016
Location: Kellogg West Conference Center (Valley Vista Room)
SCEC Award and Report: 15095

SUMMARY: The purpose of the March 11, 2016 SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Comparison Workshop is to discuss the results for our group’s most recent benchmarks and to plan our next science steps for 2016-2017. For more information about our code comparison group and the benchmarks, please see the SCEC/USGS Spontaneous Rupture Code Verification Project website.

PARTICIPANTS (29 total, 10 remote): Brad Aagaard (USGS, Menlo Park), Sabber Ahamed (U of Memphis), Pablo Ampuero (Caltech), Ralph Archuleta (University of California, Santa Barbara), Kangchen Bai (Caltech), Michael Barall (Invisible Software), Luis Dalguer (swissnuclear), Eric Daub (U of Memphis), Ben Duan (Texas A&M), Kenneth Duru (LMU Germany), Alice Gabriel (LMU Germany), Christine Goulet (SCEC/USC), Robert Graves (USGS, Pasedena), Ruth Harris (USGS), Evan Hirakawa (UCSD), Tran Huynh (SCEC/USC), Yoshi Kaneko (GNS, New Zealand), Yuko Kase (AIST, GSJ Japan), Jeremy Kozdon (NPS), Shuo Ma (SDSU), Phil Maechling (USC), Kim Olsen (SDSU), Arben Pitarka (LLNL), William Savran (UCSD), Zheqiang Shi (Tokio Marine Technologies), Cedric Twardzik (UC Santa Barbara), Stephanie Wollherr (LMU Germany), Qian Yao (UCSD), Zhenguo Zhang (USTC, China)

Presentation slides may be downloaded by clicking the links following the title. PLEASE NOTE: Files are the author’s property. They may contain unpublished or preliminary information and should only be used while viewing the talk.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast  
10:00 - 10:15 Introduction: SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Comparison and Validation Workshop (PDF, 2.6MB) Ruth Harris
10:15 - 10:45 Meet a New Code: Daub Finite Difference (PDF, 3.1MB) Eric Daub
10:45 - 11:30 Planar Fault with Fault Guided Waves TPV33 (PDF, 1.3MB) Michael Barall
11:30 - 12:00 Dynamic Fault Weakening and Strengthening by Gouge Compaction and Dilatancy in a Fluid Saturated Fault Zone (PDF, 4.3MB) Evan Hirakawa
12:00 - 12:55 Lunch  
12:55 - 13:00 Imperial Valley earthquake, verification, transitioning to validation Ruth Harris
13:00 - 13:30 A Faulting Model for the 1979 Imperial Valley Earthquake (PDF, 3.3MB) Ralph Archuleta
13:30 - 14:15 Imperial Fault, Model 1 TPV34 (PDF, 1.4MB) Michael Barall
14:15 - 14:30 Break  
14:30 - 15:00 Some Insights on Imperial Valley from Kinematic Modeling and Validation (PDF, 3.6MB) Rob Graves
15:00 - 15:30 Broadband Platform Validation Exercise (PDF, 1.5MB) Christine Goulet
15:30 - 15:45 Break  
15:45 - 17:00 Group Discussion - How are we going to do our code validation in 2016 and beyond?
(Using Imperial Valley for starters)
17:00 Adjourn