Advertisement

Geofisica pura e applicata

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

On the strongSH-motion in clay overlying hard elastic material due to explosions

  • J. Bhattacharya
Article
  • 17 Downloads

Summary

Kisslinger and others have observed that there is strongSH-motion in clay resulting in fracture of the surface when a strong shot is made inside. To explain this phenomenon, it has been assumed that the thickness of this visco-elastic clay above the comparatively harder elastic medium is not uniform. This non-uniformity of thickness contributes to a term in the displacement which becomes theoretically very large for certain wave-lengths.

Keywords

Clay Elastic Material Elastic Medium 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Das Gupta S. C. (1962): Gerlands Beitr. Geophysik (In press).Google Scholar
  2. Ghosh M. (1961): Geofisica pura e appl., Vol. 49, pp. 61–74.Google Scholar
  3. Hanin M. (1957): J. Math. Phys. Vol. 36, pp. 234.Google Scholar
  4. Jeffreys H. (1931): M.N.R.A.S. (Geo. Suppl.), Vol. 2, pp. 318–23.Google Scholar
  5. Kisslinger C., E. J. Mateker &T. V. McEvilly (1961): J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 66, pp. 3487–3496.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Istituto Geofisico Italiano 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bhattacharya
    • 1
  1. 1.Sree Chaitanya CollegeHabraIndia

Personalised recommendations