By Chris Chapman

basics of Seismic Wave Propagation, released in 2004, provides a accomplished advent to the propagation of high-frequency body-waves in elastodynamics. the speculation of seismic wave propagation in acoustic, elastic and anisotropic media is built to permit seismic waves to be modelled in complicated, sensible 3-dimensional Earth versions. This publication presents a constant and thorough improvement of modelling tools regular in elastic wave propagation starting from the complete Earth, via nearby and crustal seismology, exploration seismics to borehole seismics, sonics and ultrasonics. specific emphasis is put on constructing a constant notation and technique all through, which highlights similarities and permits extra advanced tools and extensions to be built easily. This e-book is meant as a textual content for graduate classes in theoretical seismology, and as a reference for all educational and commercial seismologists utilizing numerical modelling equipment. workouts and recommendations for extra examining are integrated in every one chapter.

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