Two Parameters to Improve the Accuracy of the Green’s Functions Obtained via the Thin Layer Method

  • Lin Chen
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Two parameters are proposed to improve the accuracy of the Green’s functions for a layered half space modelled with the thin layer method (TLM). The parameters, which define the thickness of the thin sub-layer and the buffer layer in the thin layer method, rely on the observation of the Green’s functions for a homogeneous half space. Based on them, the convergence of the Green’s functions at both highfrequency and low-frequency range can be ensured; and the efficiency of the thin layer method is improved.


Buffer Layer Half Space Seismological Society Lame Constant Homogeneous Half Space 
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  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Baustatik und BaudynamikRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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