The refraction curves, wave-front geometry, and changes taking place in these characteristics on varying the elastic constants of anisotropic media over wide ranges are analyzed. A quantitative criterion is derived for estimating the number and disposition of the lacunas, the properties of the roots of the characteristic equation, and other important characteristics of the medium.
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The author wishes to thank S. A. Khristianovich for interest in this work.
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Budaev, V.S. Estimating the degree of anisotropy of elastic media. J Appl Mech Tech Phys 16, 618–625 (1975). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00858307
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