SEISMIC EXPLORATION METHODS- Outline

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Basic principles of seismology 1.1 General introduction to wave phenomena Frequency, wavelength, period. Phase. Angular frequency. Ray paths and wave fronts. Huyghens principle. 1.2 Wave propagation in Earth - Body waves - P-wave, S-wave, Surface waves – Rayleigh and Love waves

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Geophysics 224C. SEISMIC EXPLORATION METHODS- OutlineBasic principles of seismology1.1 General introduction to wave phenomena Frequency, wavelength, period. Phase. Angular frequency.Ray paths and wave fronts. Huyghens principle.1.2 Wave propagation in Earth Body waves - P-wave, S-wave, Surface waves Rayleigh and Love wavesParticle motion in movie.Stress and strain. Elastic modulus, shear modulus. Poissons ratio.1.3 Typical seismic velocities for Earth materialsTypical range of values.P-wave velocity in porous rocks. Time-average equation.Velocity as a function of

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