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Foundations of anisotropy for exploration seismics

Author: Klaus Helbig
Publisher: Oxford, England ; Tarrytown, N.Y., U.S.A. : Pergamon, 1994.
Series: Handbook of geophysical exploration., Section I,, Seismic exploration ;, v. 22.
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Addresses the theoretical foundations of wave propagation in anisotropic media. Not confined to exploration seismology, topics covered include the description of wave propagation in anisotropic  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helbig, Klaus.
Foundations of anisotropy for exploration seismics.
Oxford, England ; Tarrytown, N.Y., U.S.A. : Pergamon, 1994
(OCoLC)656208135
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Helbig
ISBN: 0080372244 9780080372242
OCLC Number: 29478617
Description: xvi, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Fundamentals --
2. Tools for the description of wave propagation under piecewise homogeneous anisotropic conditions --
3. Elasticity --
4. Elastic waves --
the dispersion relation and some generalities about slowness and wave surfaces --
5. Stability constraints --
6. One-parameter expressions for the slowness surfaces o transversely isotropic media and the slowness curves in the planes of symmetry of orthorhombic media --
7. One-parameter expressions for the wave curves in the symmetry planes of orthorhombic media --
8. Squared slowness surfaces and squared slowness curves --
9. Causes of anisotropy: periodic fine layering --
10. Anisotropy and seismic exploration --
11. Eigentensors of the elastic tensor and their relationship with material symmetry.
Series Title: Handbook of geophysical exploration., Section I,, Seismic exploration ;, v. 22.
Responsibility: by Klaus Helbig.
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