Earthquake Mechanics

and Nondestructive Testing

Journal Publications

Wu, B. S and McLaskey, G.C. (2022) Testing earthquake nucleation length scale with Pawnee aftershocks, Seismological Research Letters (accepted for publication).

Ke, C.-Y., McLaskey, G. C., Kammer, D S. (2022) Earthquake breakdown energy scaling despite constant fracture energy, Nature Communications 13: 1005 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28647-4 link

Cebry, S. B. L. and McLaskey, G. C. (2021) Seismic swarms produced by rapid fluid injection into a low permeability laboratory fault, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 557, 116726 pdf

Ke, C.-Y., McLaskey, G. C., Kammer, D S. (2021) The Earthquake Arrest Zone, Geophys. J. Int. 224, 581–589 https:doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggaa386 pdf

Brodsky, E. E., G. C. McLaskey, Ke, C.-Y. (2020) Groove Generation and Coalescence on a Large-Scale Laboratory Fault, AGU Advances 1, e2020AV000184 pdf

Beeler, N.M., McLaskey, G.C., Lockner, D. A., Kilgore, B. D (2020) Near-fault velocity spectra from laboratory failures and their relation to natural ground motion, Journal of Geophysical Research 125, e2019JB017638 doi:10.1029/2019JB017638 pdf

McLaskey, G. C. (2019) Earthquake Initiation from Laboratory Observations and Implications for Foreshocks, Journal of Geophysical Research 124 https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB018363 pdf

Wu, B. S., and and McLaskey, G. C. (2019) Contained Laboratory Earthquakes Ranging from Slow to Fast, Journal of Geophysical Research 124. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB017865 pdf

Kammer, D. S., and McLaskey, G. C. (2019) Fracture energy estimates from large-scale laboratory earthquakes, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 511, 36-43 pdf

Ke, C.-Y., McLaskey, G. C., Kammer, D. S. (2018) Rupture Termination in Laboratory-Generated Earthquakes. Geophysical Research Letters 45, 12784-12792 pdf supplement

McLaskey, G. C. and Lockner, D. A. (2018) Shear failure of a granite pin traversing a sawcut fault. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 110, 97-110 pdf

Wu. B. S, and McLaskey, G. C (2018) Broadband calibration of acoustic emission and ultrasonic sensors utilizing generalized ray theory and finite element models. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation 37:8, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0462-8.pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Yamashita, F., (2017) Slow and fast ruptures on a laboratory fault controlled by loading characteristics, Journal of Geophysical Research 122, DOI 10.1002/2016JB013681 pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Lockner, D. A., (2016) Calibrated Acoustic Emission System Records M -3.5 to M -8 Events Generated on a Saw-Cut Granite Sample. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 49, 4527-4536, DOI 10.1007/s00603-016-1082-1 pdf

McLaskey, G. C., Kilgore, B. D., and Beeler, N. M. (2015) Slip-pulse rupture behavior on a 2 meter granite fault. Geophysical Research Letters 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065207. pdf supplement

McLaskey, G. C., Lockner, D. A., Kilgore, B. D., and Beeler, N. M. (2015) A robust calibration technique for acoustic emission systems based on momentum transfer from a ball drop. Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 105, 257-271 doi: 10.1785/0120140170 pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Lockner, D. A., (2014) Preslip and cascade processes initiating laboratory stick-slip. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 6323-6336 pdf

McLaskey, G. C., Kilgore, B. D, Lockner, D. A., and Beeler, N. M. (2014) Laboratory generated M -6 Earthquakes, Pure and Applied Geophysics DOI 10.1007/s00024-013-0772-9 pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Kilgore, B. D (2013) Foreshocks during the nucleation of stick-slip instability, Journal of Geophysical Research 118, 2982-2997.pdf

McLaskey, G. C., Thomas, A. M., Glaser, S. D., and Nadeau, R. M. (2012) Fault healing promotes high frequency earthquakes in laboratory experiments and on natural faults, Nature 491, pp. 101-104.pdf . . . link to Nature website

McLaskey, G. C. and Glaser, S. D. (2012) Acoustic Emission Sensor Calibration for Absolute Source Measurements, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation 31(2) pp. 157-168. pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Glaser, S. D. (2011) Micromechanics of asperity rupture during laboratory stick slip experiments, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L12302. pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Glaser, S. D. (2010) Hertzian impact: experimental study of the force pulse and resulting stress waves, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128(3) pp. 1087-1096. pdf

McLaskey, G. C., Glaser, S. D., Grosse, C. U., (2010) Beamforming array techniques for acoustic emission monitoring of large concrete structures, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 329(12) pp. 2384-2394. pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Glaser, S. D., (2007), Temporal Evolution and 3D Locations of Acoustic Emissions Produced from the Drying Shrinkage of Concrete, Journal of Acoustic Emission, 25(1), 52-57.pdf

McLaskey, G. C., and Sansalone, M., (2006) Nondestructive Dynamic Evaluation of a Concrete Reaction Wall, ASCE Journal of the Performance of Constructed Facilities 20(3) 237-243. pdf


Book Chapters

McLaskey, G., Glaser, S., (2009) Nanoseismic measurement of the localized initiation of sliding friction, in Meso-Scale Shear Physics in Earthquake and Landslide Mechanics, eds. Y. H. Hatzor, J. Sulem, and I. Vardoulakis, CRC Press ISBN: 9780415475587 pdf

Selected Conference Papers

McLaskey, G., Glaser, S., (2010) "Mechanisms of sliding friction studied with an array of industrial conical piezoelectric sensors," in: M. Tomizuka, C. Yun, V. Giurgiutiu (Eds.), Proc. SPIE pdf

McLaskey, G., Glaser, S., (2009) "High-fidelity conical piezoelectric transducers and finite element models utilized to quantify elastic waves generated from ball collisions," in: M. Tomizuka, C. Yun, V. Giurgiutiu (Eds.), Proc. SPIE, vol. 7292, 72920S-1 - 72920S-18. pdf

McLaskey, G., Glaser, S., Grosse, C., (2008) "Acoustic emission beamforming for enhanced damage detection," Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6932 693239 March, 2008. pdf

McLaskey, G., Glaser, S., Grosse, C., (2007) "Integrating Broad-Band High-Fidelity Acoustic Emission Sensors and Array Processing to Study Drying Shrinkage Cracking in Concrete" Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6529 65290C pdf