GEO 424 / CEE 424 / ENE 425 (STN) na, npdf
Fundamentals of seismology and seismic wave propagation. Introduction to acoustic and elastic wave propagation concepts, observational methods, and inferences that can be drawn from seismic data about the deep planetary structure of the Earth, as well as about the occurrence of oil and gas deposits in the crust. Offered every other year.
Sample reading list:
P.M. Shearer (Optional), Introduction to Seismology, C.U.P. 1999
Guust Nolet, A Breviary of Seismic Tomography, ISBN-13: 9780521882446
S. Stein & M. Wysession (Blackwell publ. 2003) Optional, An Introduction to Seismology, Earthquakes & Earth Structure
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Problem set(s) - 70%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 104 and MAE 305 (can be taken concurrently), or permission of the instructor..
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