UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

GEOS6395 - Seismic Modeling

GEOS 6395 Seismic Modeling (3 semester hours) Theory and application of the major techniques for computation of synthetic seismograms. Topics include asymptotic ray theory, spectral and slowness methods, finite differences, finite elements, Kirchhoff, and boundary integral methods. Readings will be drawn from the literature. Prerequisites: GEOS 5392 and any two graduate seismology courses. (3-0) R