Reflection of P-waves in a prestressed dissipative layered crust

Bose, Sujit ; Dutta, Dipasree (1995) Reflection of P-waves in a prestressed dissipative layered crust Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Mathematical Sciences, 105 (3). pp. 341-351. ISSN 0253-4142

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The paper deals with overall reflection and transmission response of seismic P-waves in a multilayered medium where the whole medium is assumed to be dissipative and under uniform compressive initial stress. The layers are assumed to be homogeneous, each having different material properties. Using Biot's theory of incremental deformation, analytical solutions are obtained by matrix method. Numerical results for a stack of four layers - modelling earth's upper layers, show a decreasing trend in both the Reflection Coefficients RDPP and RDPS of the reflected P and S-waves.

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Keywords:Reflection; P-wave; S-wave; Dissipative; Homogeneous Layers; Biot's Theory; Matrix Method; Reflection Coefficients
ID Code:64471
Deposited On:12 Oct 2011 13:09
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