Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

Seismic Ray Theory

£56.99

  • Date Published: September 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521018227

£ 56.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Seismic Ray Theory presents a comprehensive treatment of the seismic ray method. This method plays an important role in seismology, seismic exploration, and in the interpretation of seismic measurements. Many concepts which extend the possibilities and increase the efficiency of the seismic ray method are included. The book has a tutorial character: derivations start with a relatively simple problem, in which the main ideas are easier to explain, and then advance to more complex problems. Most of the derived equations in the book are expressed in algorithmic form and may be used directly for computer programming. This book will prove to be an invaluable advanced textbook and reference volume in all academic institutions in which seismology is taught or researched. It will also be an invaluable resource in the research and exploration departments of the petroleum industry and in geological surveys.

    • Uniquely comprehensive volume on seismic ray theory: no other book exists on this topic in such detail
    • Author is an internationally renowned expert on seismic ray theory who has researched and taught this subject for 40 years, around the world
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    '… an important advanced reference textbook in all academic institutions dealing with seismology.' Rodolfo Console, Editrice Compositori

    'This is the most comprehensive book on seismic ray theory that has every been written … a seminal work on seismic ray theory.' Roel Snieder, Colorado School of Mines

    'Seismic Ray Theory will soon become an important advanced reference textbook in all academic institutions dealing with seismology, as well as in research and exploration departments of the petroleum industry and geological survey.' Rodolfo Console, Annali di Geofisica

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521018227
    • length: 724 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 180 x 37 mm
    • weight: 1.236kg
    • contains: 53 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. The elastodynamics and its simple solutions
    3. Seismic rays and travel times
    4. Dynamic ray tracing. Paraxial ray methods
    5. Ray amplitudes
    6. Ray synthetic seismograms
    Appendix. Fourier transform, Hilbert transform and analytical signals
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    V. Cerveny, Charles University, Prague

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×