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Unformatted text preview: calculated as a function of the incidence angle using Zoeppritz’s equations . Simple case: Normal incidence Reflection coefficient Transmission coefficient 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 V V V V A A R i R C ρ + − = = 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 V V V R A A T C i T C + = − = = These coefficients are determined by from the product of velocity and density – the impedance of the material. R C usually small – typically 1% of energy is reflected. Reflection and transmission coefficients for a specific impedance contrast...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHYSICS 384 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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