A Survey of Sound Propagation in Soils

  • Thomas G. Winter

Abstract

Acoustical scientists could make an enormous contribution to society if they could develop techniques to image objects buried near the surface of the earth. It would be possible to locate and define the surface of the water table or bedrock. Builders could locate boulders and other obstructions in construction sites, geologists could trace the details of subsurface geology, archeologists could locate tombs and ruins. The list of applications is almost endless.

Keywords

Shear Wave Sound Propagation Seismic Noise Seismic Refraction Saturated Sand 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Winter
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TulsaTulsaUSA

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