seismic wave

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seismic wave

n
(Geological Science) an earth vibration generated by an earthquake or explosion
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The results have an implication in underground sounding: since elastic p-wave is slower than poroelastic fast p-wave, current inversion methods, using classical elastic theory, based on measured velocities might be overestimating material moduli of earth materials.
Cai, "Transmission of elastic P-waves across single fractures with a nonlinear normal deformational behavior," Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering, vol.