Introduction to Seismology

Course Number: 
SIO 227A
Course Description: 

Introduction to seismometers and seismograms; stress and strain; potentials and the wave equation; geometrical ray theory and travel times in layered media; representation of seismic sources; WKBJ and synthetic seismograms; seismic hazards and other applications of seismology. (S/U grades permitted.)

Prerequisites: 
consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013
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