pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 100–106 | Cite as

Propagation ofSH-waves in a heterogeneous visco-elastic layer overlying a homogeneous voigt medium

  • Arabinda Biswas


The propagation ofSH-waves in a vosco-elastic layer having variable material properties has been studied to explain the damping phenomenon of the wave motion. The damping coefficient may be calculated and the effect of heterogeneity on such type of wave motion may be observed from the obtained frequency equation.


Material Property Wave Motion Frequency Equation Variable Material Variable Material Property 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arabinda Biswas
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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