pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 51–60 | Cite as

Rayleigh wave propagation in a two-layer anisotropic media

  • Subhas Dutta


The possibility of propagation of Rayleigh waves in an incompressible crust of constant density and rigidity varying exponentially with depth lying on a semi-infinite transversely isotropic base has been discussed in this paper. Frequency equation has been derived and numerical calculations are made. The result obtained in this case is compared with that ofNewlands [3]2) andDutta [4].


Numerical Calculation Wave Propagation Rayleigh Wave Anisotropic Medium Constant Density 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Subhas Dutta
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBangabasi CollegeCalcuttaIndia

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