Wavefronts in Transversely Isotropic Media

  1. N.L. Carter,
  2. M. Friedman,
  3. J.M. Logan and
  4. D.W. Stearns
  1. H. Odé

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM024p0299

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume

How to Cite

Odé, H. (1981) Wavefronts in Transversely Isotropic Media, in Mechanical Behavior of Crustal Rocks: The Handin Volume (eds N.L. Carter, M. Friedman, J.M. Logan and D.W. Stearns), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM024p0299

Author Information

  1. Shell Research and Development, Bellaire Research Center, Bellaire, Texas 77401

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900247

Online ISBN: 9781118663806

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Keywords:

  • Rock deformation—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Earth—Crust—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Geodynamics—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Handin, John

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Transversely Isotropic Medium

  • Plane Waves

  • Indicatrix and Wave Front for the Other Two Types of Waves

  • Energy Propagation From an Idealized Source

  • Conclusions