Acoustic and Elastic Wave Fields in Geophysics, Volume 3This monograph is the last volume in the series 'Acoustic and Elastic Wave Fields in Geophysics'. The previous two volumes published by Elsevier (2000, 2002) dealt mostly with wave propagation in liquid media.

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Contents
Hookes law Poissons relation and waves along thin bars  1 
Basic equations of elastic waves  83 
Elastic waves in a homogeneous medium  121 
Plane waves in a layered medium  187 
Reflection at the free surface normal incidence  190 
Reflection and transmission at the plane boundary of two elastic media normal incidence  196 
Reflection from the free surface oblique incidence  201 
Reflection from the rigid surface oblique incidence  215 
Waves in a layered medium caused by linear and point sources  275 
Linear source of P and SV waves in a homogeneous halfspace with a free boundary  276 
Waves in a homogeneous medium caused by the force Fe twodimensional case  288 
Waves in a homogeneous halfspace caused by force Fe  294 
Wavefields in the far zone linear source at the free surface  299 
Buried linear source  332 
elastic medium and fluid  352 
Point source of clastic waves in the presence of the free boundary  382 
Reflection and transmission at the boundary between fluid and elastic medium  217 
Reflection and transmission at the boundary of two elastic media  226 
Ray tubes and flux of energy  231 
Reflection and transmission of plane waves in a multilayered elastic medium  236 
Surface waves in an elastic medium  243 
Rayleigh wave in a homogeneous halfspace with a free boundary  244 
Stoneley wave  252 
Love waves  259 
Rayleigh waves in twolayered medium  269 
Propagation of elastic waves in a borehole containing a fluid  407 
Plane waves in a transversely isotropic medium  481 
Appendices  513 
Stress tensor  563 
Deformation and strain tensor  597 
Appendix E Relationship between stress and strain  619 
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Acoustic and Elastic Wave Fields in Geophysics: III Alexander A. Kaufman,Anatoli L. Levshin Limited preview  2005 
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accordance with eq assume axis behavior borehole boundary conditions characterizes coefficients complex amplitudes component of displacement consider constant Correspondingly cos2 crosssection curl defined deformation derive describes direction distance dx dz elastic medium elementary volume elements equal to zero equilibrium exponentially decays external force fluid follows from eq force F free surface frequency function grad halfspace Helmholtz equations homogeneous Hooke's law incident wave integral interval linear longitudinal wave Love waves matrix motion normal modes obtain particle phase surface phase velocity plane waves Rayleigh wave reflected wave respect rotation scalar potential shear stresses shear wave sin2 sinusoidal Snell's law Stoneley wave strain Substitution of eqs superposition Suppose surface wave SV wave system of coordinates Taking into account tensor unit vector vector potential wave propagates wavefields wavenumber zaxis