Lyakhovsky Vladimir

Name: Vladimir Lyakhovsky


Tel: 02-5314265
Mobile: 050-6235393







Senior researcher




Research interests:

  • Mechanics of fractured media; damage mechanics.
  • Physics of earthquakes and faults; rupture dynamics.
  • Spatio-temporal seismicity patterns; evolving fault systems and geodynamic applications.
  • Fluid-fracture interaction, mechanics fractured porous media, hydro-fracturing.



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Segev, A., Lyakhovsky, V., and Weinberger, R., 2014. Continental transform–rift interaction adjacent to a continental margin: The Levant case study. Earth-Sci. Rev., 139, 83-103
Lyakhovsky, V. and Ben-Zion, Y., 2014. A continuum damage-breakage faulting model and solid-granular transitions. Pure and Applied Geophysics. 171, 3099–3123, DOI 10.1007/s00024-014-0845-4
Lyakhovsky, V. and Ben-Zion, Y., 2014. Damage-Breakage rheology model and solid-granular transition near brittle instability. J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 64, 184-197. doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2013.11.007 
Shalev, E., Calo, M., and Lyakhovsky, V., 2013. Formation of damage zone and seismic velocity variations during hydraulic stimulation: numerical modeling and field observations. Geophys. J. Int., 193, 209-219. doi:10.1093/gji/ggt279
Shalev, E. and Lyakhovsky, V., 2013. The processes controlling damage zone propagation induced by wellbore fluid injection. Geophys. J. Int., 193, 209-219. doi:10.1093/gji/ggt002
Lyakhovsky, V., Segev, A., Schattner, U., and Weinberger, R., 2012. Deformation and seismicity associated with continental rift zones propagating toward continental margins. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, doi:10.1029/2011GC003927
Lyakhovsky, V., and Y. Ben-Zion., 2009. Evolving geometrical and material properties of fault zones in a damage rheology model, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q11011, doi:10.1029/2009GC002543
Lyakhovsky, V., Ben-Zion, Y., Agnon, A., 1997. Distributed damage, faulting, and friction. J. Geophys. Res. 102: 27,635-27,649


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