# Theory of Seismic Waves

#### Course Description

(1) Basic Elasticity Theory

Elastic wave equation; P and S waves

(2) Reflection and refraction of plane elastic waves on a horizontal boundary Ray path in a spherically layered medium and travel and travel-time curve

(3) Introduction to surface waves and free oscillations

#### Days

#### Syllabus

(1) Basic Elasticity Theory

(2) Elastic wave equation; P and S waves

(3) Reflection and refraction of plane elastic waves on a horizontal boundary

1) Wave equation and plane waves

2) Fermat's principle and Snell's law

3) Fundamentals on plane elastic waves

4) Reflection on the free surface

5) Reflection and refraction of plane SH waves on the boundary between two homogeneous media (4) Introduction to surface waves and free oscillations

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.