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Table 2 Model parameters of the parametric studies

From: Ground motions characterized by a multi-scale heterogeneous earthquake model

  Large patch (all cases) Small patches (case 1) Small patches (case 2) Small patches (case 3)
Dimension of ellipse (a, b) or circle (r) [km] a = 57.1, b = 175 r = 25 r = 25 r = 25
Slip-weakening distance Dc [m] 3.2 0.8 0.8 0.8
Initial shear stress τ0 [MPa] 0 0 0 0
Dynamic strength drop Δσ [MPa] 10 20, 20.5, 21, 22.5 20 20
Stress excess Δτexcess [MPa] 5 15, 15.5, 16, 17.5 5 10
Stress drop Δτ [MPa] 5 5 15 10
  1. Values in italics denote the parameter set presented in Figure 5.