INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Are 'Bedding Plane' and 'Pre-sheared Plane' in a clay domain same?

Are 'Bedding Plane' and 'Pre-sheared Plane' in a clay domain same?

(OP)
'Bedding Plane' = 'Pre-sheared Plane' [????]

Any enlightment?

TIA

RE: Are 'Bedding Plane' and 'Pre-sheared Plane' in a clay domain same?

Not by definition, assuming I am understanding what you are implying with Pre-sheared Plane.
However, both features may occupy the same position/place within a deposit.
A bedding plane is a result of geologic depositional processes.
A Pre-sheared Plane, as I understand it, indicates movement after deposition, such as an older landslide, solifluction, faulting, etc.

Now please note that geologic depositional processes involve continuous shearing as the material is initially being placed, with the deposit entering a 'stabilized state' after mass movement has ceased the the deposit entering the process of hardening or in the extreme case, lithification.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close