Accession Number : AD0846242
Title : Surface Displacement of an Elastic Half-Space.
Descriptive Note : Technical documentary rept., Jan-Apr 68,
Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP SAN BERNARDINO CA SAN BERNARDINO OPERATIONS
Personal Author(s) : Janz, R. F.
Report Date : AUG 1968
Pagination or Media Count : 55
Abstract : A method for computing the vertical surface displacement of an elastic half-space (Poisson Ratio = 0.25) due to a normal axisymmetric wave propagating over the surface is described. The method involves superposition of 'fundamental' solutions of the equations of motion obtained by an application of integral transforms. A computer code incorporating the method is described and the solutions of two test problems are compared with those obtained from the SLAM code. (Author)
Descriptors : (*STRUCTURES, SHOCK WAVES), (*SHOCK WAVES, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS), NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, WAVE PROPAGATION, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, SURFACE BURST, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, EQUATIONS OF MOTION.
Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE