Modeling Seismic Wave Propagation and Amplification in 1D/2D/3D Linear and Nonlinear Unbounded Media

@article{Semblat2011ModelingSW,
  title={Modeling Seismic Wave Propagation and Amplification in 1D/2D/3D Linear and Nonlinear Unbounded Media},
  author={J. F. Semblat},
  journal={International Journal of Geomechanics},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={440-448}
}
  • J. Semblat
  • Published 17 August 2011
  • Geology
  • International Journal of Geomechanics
To analyze seismic wave propagation in geological structures, it is possible to consider various numerical approaches: the finite difference method, the spectral element method, the boundary element method, the finite element method, the finite volume method, and so on. All these methods have various advantages and drawbacks to analyze the propagation of seismic waves. In surficial soil layers, seismic waves may be strongly amplified because of the velocity contrast between these layers and… 

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