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Geofisica pura e applicata

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 115–126 | Cite as

Generation of rayleigh waves due to stress-discontinuity in a semi-infinite elastic medium

  • K. R. Nag
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Summary

In this paper, the displacements produced at the surface of a semi-infinite, clastic medium by the sudden creation and subsequent motion of discontinuities in the normal and tangential stresses have been obtained in the form of definite integrals byCagniard's method. Numerical values are given in a particular case.

Keywords

Rayleigh Wave Tangential Stress Elastic Medium Subsequent Motion Definite Integral 
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© Istituto Geofisico Italiano 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Nag
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  1. 1.Central Geophysics DivisionGeological Survey of IndiaCalcutta-16

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