## Computing methods in geophysical mechanics: papers : presented at the winter annual meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-December 2, 1977 |

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### Contents

The Application of Finite Elements to Wave Problems in Geophysics | 1 |

Transfer Matrix Approach to Twodimensional Elastodynamics of Layered Media | 7 |

Numerical Modelling of Seismic Body Waves in Oil Exploration and Crustal | 21 |

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