Classification of faults on the basis of net slip

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On the basis of net slip faults have the following three types 1. Dip slip fault 2. Strike slip fault 3. Oblique slip fault a) Dip slip fault: The faults in which the slip takes place along the direction of the slip is called dip slip fault .in the dip slip fault net slip is parallel to the dip of fault

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1) Classification of faults on the basis of net slipOn the basis of net slip faults have the following three types1. Dip slip fault2. Strike slip fault3. Oblique slip faulta) Dip slip fault:The faults in which the slip takes place along the direction of the slip is called dip slip fault .in the dip slip fault net slip is parallel to the dip of faultb) Strike slip faultThe faults in which the slip takes place along the direction of the strike is called dip slip fault .in the dip slip fault net slip is parallel to the strike faultc) Oblique strike faultWhen the net slip is neither parallel to strike nor parallel to the dip of fault is called Oblique strike fault.ORA fault which has a component of dip-slip and a component of strike-slip is termed an 'oblique-slip fault'. Nearly all faults will have some component of both dip-slip and strike-slip, so defining a fault a

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