iSeismicWaves

Larry Braile

braile@purdue.edu

 

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March 28, 2010

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Introduction: iSeismicWaves is an iPhone-like application that can be accessed from the internet (iSeismicWaves) on computers or mobile devices such as the iPhone (bookmark or add to home page). iSeismicWaves provides an introduction to seismic waves and seismic wave propagation.

Menu: (use Back button or back arrow to return to this page)

 

Seismic Waves Animations:

 

P-wave S-wave Rayleigh Wave Love Wave

 

Seismic Waves Table of Characteristics:

 

P-wave S-wave Rayleigh Wave Love Wave

 

Additional information:

 

Example of Actual Seismograms

 

Location Map for Seismograms

 

Earth Structure for Example Seismograms

 

Particle Motion Diagrams for Seismograms

 

Method of Calculation for Animations

 

References

 

Copyright 2010. L. Braile. Permission granted for reproduction and use of files and animations for non-commercial uses.