GPGN 552 - Introduction To Seismology

Description
(I) Introduction to basic principles of elasticity including Hooke’s law, equation of motion, representation theorems, and reciprocity. Representation of seismic sources, seismic moment tensor, radiation from point sources in homogeneous isotropic media. Boundary conditions, reflection/transmission coefficients of plane waves, plane-wave propagation in stratified media. Basics of wave propagation in attenuative media, brief description of seismic modeling methods. Prerequisite: GPGN461. 3 hours lecture; 3 semester hours.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1