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Title: Seismic Waves Author: Larry Braile Last modified by: John Taber Created Date: 10/11/2005 3:40:23 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Seismic Waves


1
Seismic Waves
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  • With a partner
  • Demonstrate the types of seismic waves using the
    slinky
  • Discuss the general characteristics waves and the
    material the waves travel through

3
Compressional Wave (P-Wave)
4
Shear Wave (S-Wave)
5
Rayleigh Wave
6
Love Wave
7
Seismic P (compressional) and S (shear) wave
propagation
8
Seismic Rayleigh and Love wave propagation
(both are surface waves)
9
This weeks earthquake
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This weeks earthquake
12
This weeks earthquake
Horizontal ground motion
Figure courtesy of C. J. Ammon, Penn State
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