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Investigation into the attenuation of seismic impulses in different soil types

by Milton Jensen Hester

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English


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Seismic survey, method of investigating subterranean structure, particularly as related to exploration for petroleum, natural gas, and mineral technique is based on determining the time interval that elapses between the initiation of a seismic wave at a selected shot point (the location where an explosion generates seismic waves) and the arrival of reflected or refracted impulses. Seismic Response of Structure on Different Types of Soil R. K. Borade1 Dr. Mrs. N. R. Dhamge2 Student 2Associate Professor 1,2K.D.K.C.E., Nagpur Abstract—Soil is one of the most important engineering materials. When a structure is placed on a foundation consisting of soil, the loads from the structure cause the soil.

Today, geophysicists bounce seismic waves off strata below the Earth's surface and record seismic reflections to create high-resolution images of the subsurface. Industry Article Multiple Attenuation for Shallow-Water Surveys. • Seismic attenuation: attribute of waves propagating in the earth. Quality factor Q: ratio of stored energy to dissipated energy • Rock properties: rock type, mineralogy porosity, pore fluid, saturation, Purpose of this study Find relationships between attenuation & rock properties W W Q 2 π 1 Δ.

the employment of the seismic reflection to high resolution and in the different application of the seismic refraction for the study of the geological profile long the board of the tunnel. The text will be documented some applications carried out for the design of tunnels also characterized by a considerable thickness of the overburden. Zero wall cohesion was assumed and tension cracks were not included. Results of M-O Analyses for Soils with Cohesion Figure and Figure present active earth pressure co- efï¬ cient charts for two different soil friction angles with differ- ent values of cohesion for horizontal backï¬ ll, assuming no ten- sion cracks and wall.


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Investigation into the attenuation of seismic impulses in different soil types by Milton Jensen Hester Download PDF EPUB FB2

Throughthesoilaremoisture,soilthickness,substratahomogeneity, substrataconsistency, and this assumption itwas hypothesized thatin a homogeneous soil,the angle or direction of. Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name:. Investigation into the attenuation of seismic impulses in different soil types.

encountered when seismic devices are employed in a tactical situation is the prediction of ranges of detection for different soil types without resorting to soil samples, compression tests, etc.

A knowledge of the seismic characteristics or the ranges of Author: Milton Jensen. Hester. Attenuation structure through the Earth's subsurface.

Global attenuation model below has been obtained from the normal modes and surface waves displays the highest attenuation in the asthenosphere and inner core and low attenuation in the lithosphere and lower mantle (Figure 4).Global surface wave attenuation models correspond closely with shear velocity, suggesting that the.

Sumita, M. Bergman, in Treatise on Geophysics (Second Edition), Inner Core Attenuation and Scattering. Knowledge of seismic attenuation in the inner core could give earth scientists considerable insight into the nature of the inner core, but at present, the depth and frequency dependence of the seismic quality factor in compression Q α or in shear Q β remain uncertain.

determination of seismic demand as part of NZS, which currently specifies seismic design spectra corresponding to 5 different soil types. According to the current provisions stipulated in NZS, for all natural periods, the building demand for soft soil is either equal to or greater than that for hard soil.

The seismic analysis of systems and components in nuclear power plants is typically performed by dynamic analysis, in particular modal response spectra analysis. This is unlike all other industries where seismic analysis is based on static methods defined in standards such as American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) of attenuation law coefficients, taking as reference model the values of the coefficients of the log-bilinear law presented in chapter 2.

Once such variations have been estimated, by assuming a linear relation between intensity and logarithm of PGA the anelastic attenuation structure in terms of seismic quality factor (Q) can be obtained. seismic noise elimination 2. The combined use of low-cut filter and projective and F-K filter for detecting, separating and eliminating impulsive and swell noise 3.

Using Radon Multiple Attenuation module for modelling and eliminating random noise. Introduction Proper pre-migration noise attenuation is. Earthquake Environmental Effects (EEEs) are a common occurrence following moderate to strong seismic events.

EEEs are described in literary sources even for earthquakes that occurred hundreds of years ago, but their potential for hazard assessment is not fully exploited. Here we analyze five earthquakes occurred in the Southern Apennines (Italy) between andto assess if EEEs.

His research interests include seismic wave propagation, numerical modeling, reservoir characterization and seismic anisotropy. He holds a PhD degree in geophysics from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary sciences at MIT () and a.

Seismic attenuation and its variation with location within the Earth are useful for determining the type and state of the rocks and minerals composing the Earth. In addition to providing information on a physical property, research in seismic attenuation has also been strongly motivated by.

Finally, due to the importance of the source-to-site distance in the evaluation of the input energy, an investigation into the attenuation of the seismic hazard energy factor has been carried out. Body waves (to some extent) and especially surface waves show dispersive characteristics during propagation.

In Dr. Christopher Liner's book [Elements of Seismic Dispersion ()], this phenomenon is quickly attributed to propagating seismic energy being frequency-dependent.I've heard this phrase for a long time, and I am still unsure how to visualize and/or quantify it for the sake of really.

c) The TMD is tuned with the flexible base frequency for all the soil types, this is a known result (Ghosh and Basu, ), however, there is a functional relation with the mass ratio, producing.

during geophysical site investigations on sixteen engineering projects, the rate of attenuation of seismic energy travelling through the rock was measured with specially calibrated seismic refraction equipment. attenuation factors were measured in bedrock and also, in cases where the bedrock/overburden interface was sloping, in the overburden.

The frequency-dependent attenuation of seismic waves causes decreased resolution of seismic images with depth, and the difference in transmission losses induces amplitude variations with offset. Transmission losses may occur due to friction or fluid movement, or may result from scattering in thin-layer.

Whatever the physical mechanism, they can often be conveniently described using an. site zones in order to implement a suitable seismic code for buildings and infrastructure.

As experts claim that the study of two physical processes; firstly the seismic sources and secondly propagation of the waves, is crucial for seismic hazard mapping, attenuation being one of the properties contributing to the latter (Morsy and Abed, ).

Request PDF | Evaluation of site effects in Hong Kong | This paper describes an investigation into the potential seismic site response effects for the ground conditions in Hong Kong.

A site. changes in seismic waveforms. This dissipation is the loss phenomenon we call soil attenuation.

Soil attenuation is included in one of the three classes of attenuation mechanisms in seismic wave propagation: material, geometric, and apparent attenuation. Material attenuation refers to the. The analytical model allows a detailed investigation into the physical effects of the soil on leak noise (wave) propagation in the pipe, in particular on the wave-speed and wave attenuation.From seismic zoning map of Bangladesh it can be seen that Mymensingh falls in Zone 3 with a seismic coefficient of g in BNBC [2, 3].

However in the draft version Bangladesh National Building.The behaviors of seismic attenuation and pulse broadening are also seen quite clearly in field data. For example Figure 1 illustrates seismic attenuation for an impulse signal as seen by sensors at 5 feet, 41 feet, 61 feet and feet from the source; here we keep the vertical scale the same so that the diminution of amplitude is very evident.