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On the origin and energy of oscillatory earthquake waves

Fu, C. Y. (1945) On the origin and energy of oscillatory earthquake waves. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 35 (1). pp. 37-42. ISSN 0037-1106. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140731-124843350

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Abstract

A critical survey of the different modes of generation of oscillatory earthquake waves is given. The consequences of the failure of Hooke's law on the dispersion of waves is indicated. The energy of an earthquake is considered from the theory of elasticity with a discussion of Sezawa's result.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1945, by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received for publication November 4, 1944. I wish to acknowledge my sincere thanks to Professor B. Gutenberg for his constant advice and encouragement. I also wish to thank Mr. H. O. Wood for many valuable suggestions.
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