Accession Number : AD0623875

Title :   PHYSICS OF THE SEISMIC SOURCE,

Corporate Author : BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WASH

Personal Author(s) : Orowan,E.

Report Date : SEP 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The 'fault source' and the 'double-couple source' are discussed as possible mechanisms of seismic shock generation.

Descriptors :   (*SEISMOLOGY, FAULTS(GEOLOGY)), (*FAULTS(GEOLOGY), SEISMOLOGY), EPICENTERS, EARTHQUAKES, LITHOSPHERE, SHEAR STRESSES, SEISMIC WAVES, GEOPHYSICS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Seismology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE