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A Transformed Wave‐Front Chart

Peterson, Raymond A. (1941) A Transformed Wave‐Front Chart. Geophysics, 6 (1). pp. 74-80. ISSN 0016-8033. doi:10.1190/1.1443710.

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In seismograph computations assuming a uniform rate of velocity increase with depth, a "wave front-wave path" chart consisting of sets of orthogonal circles is often used. The present paper describes a transformation by which the wave fronts become a set of concentric circles with the wave paths as radii, while the cartesian coordinates representing vertical and horizontal distances in the ground become orthogonal circles.

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Official Citation:Raymond A. Peterson; A transformed wave-front chart. Geophysics 1941; 6 (1): 74–80. doi:
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