Seismic Methods and Applications

Seismic Methods and Applications

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This book has been written for those who need a solid understanding of the seismic exploration method without difficult mathematics. It is presented in a format that allows one to naturally progress from the underlying physical principles to the actual seismic method. The mathematics needed for the subject is kept as simple as possible; students only need high school physics and mathematics to thoroughly grasp the principles covered. Dr. Stark has developed this text and honed its content with feedback from hundreds of students over nearly two decades of teaching seismic exploration geophysics. This textbook will teach students the principles for the detection of geologic structures, earthquake zones and hazards, resource exploration, and geotechnical engineering.This title is Winner of 2009 Text and Academic Authors Association qTextbook Excellence AwardqAn example of a sweep signal, the recorded seismogram and its correlated output record are shown in figure 6.29. Airgun The air gun is an electrically triggered pneumatic seismic source used both in water and on land. The working principleanbsp;...

Title:Seismic Methods and Applications
Author:Andreas Stark
Publisher:Universal-Publishers - 2010-06


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