Name: KAME, Nobuki
Position:Associate Professor
Division/Center: Division of Theoretical Geoscience
Research Area: Earthquake Rupture Modeling

Last Update 01/08 2015


Earthquake source physics; Rupture propagation in heterogeneous media; finite element methodology; Theoretical modeling of slip-weakening and time-healing friction law; Slip-rupture propagation with dynamically self-chosen faulting path; elastodynamic boundary integral equation methodology; fault interaction with potential bend paths.


Nobuki Kame and Teruo Yamashita, Simulation of the spontaneous growth of a dynamic crack without constraints on the crack tip path, Geophys. J. Int., 139, 345--358, 1999.

Nobuki Kame, James R. Rice, and Renata Dmowska, Effects of pre-stress state and rupture velocity on dynamic fault branching, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2265, doi:, , 2003.

Nobuki Kame, Shuji Saito and Kenji Oguni, Quasi-static analysis of strike fault growth in layered media, Geophys. J. Int., 173, 309--314, 2008.

Nobuki Kame and Tetsuya Kusakabe, Proposal of extended boundary integral equation method for rupture dynamics interacting with medium interfaces, J. Appl. Mech., 79, 031017, doi:10.1115/1.4005899--8 pages , 2012.

Nobuki Kame, Kohei Nagata, Masao Nakatani and Tetsuya Kusakabe, Feasibility of acoustic monitoring of strengthdrop precursory to earthquake occurrence, Earth Planets Space, 66:41, doi:10.1186/1880-5981-66-41, , 2014.

上西幸司・亀 伸樹・青地秀雄(共訳)K. Aki & P.G. Richards 著, 地震学−定量的アプローチ−, 古今書院, 2004.