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Applied Geophysics – Waves and rays - I P and S-waves Body waves Applied Geophysics – Waves and rays - I Elastic moduli describe the physical properties of the rock …and determine the seismic velocity Young’s
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Unformatted text preview: modulus Poisson’s ratio Bulk modulus, κ • Ratio of increase in pressure to associated volume change • Always positive Shear modulus, µ • Force per unit area to change the shape of the material...
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