Ground Motion of Two Scalene Triangle Hills and a Semi-Cylindrical Canyon under Incident SH-Waves

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The scattering of SH-waves by two scalene triangle hills and a semi-cylindrical canyon was surveyed here using the methods of wave function expansion, complex function and multi-polar coordinates. Based on “division”, we divided the analytical model into 3 parts, and constructed displacement solutions of wave fields that meet the boundary conditions in the three regions, respectively. The three domains were then conjoined to satisfy the “conjunction” condition to deduce a series of infinite algebraic equations about the problem combined with the boundary condition of semi-cylindrical canyon. Lastly, numerical examples were presented to investigate the influence of different parameters on the ground motion of the hills and the canyon.

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Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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862-866

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.121-126.862

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Z. L. Yang and H. N. Xu, "Ground Motion of Two Scalene Triangle Hills and a Semi-Cylindrical Canyon under Incident SH-Waves", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 121-126, pp. 862-866, 2012

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October 2011

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