PHSX 723. Seismology. 3 Hours.

General theory of seismic waves, wave field extrapolation (migration) by finite difference methods, construction of travel-time curves, reflection and attenuation coefficients, earthquake source mechanism, distribution and forecasting of earthquakes. (Same as GEOL 773.) Prerequisite: MATH 250/AE 250/ARCE 250/CE 250/CPE 250/EECS 250/EPHX 250/ME 250 and either GEOL 572 or GEOL 573 or PHSX 528. LEC.