An Empirically-based Steady-state Friction Law and its Implications for Fault Stability

Elena Spagnuolo, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Roma 1, Rome, Italy, Stefan Bjorklund Nielsen, University of Durham, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham, United Kingdom, Giulio Di Toro, University of Padova, Department of Geosciences, Padova, Italy and Marie Violay, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland