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FMM MOVIES

A series of movies are included below to demonstrate several aspects of wave propagation that are not apparent from inanimate figures. Movies are provided both as animated gifs and Quicktime movies.

The first movie below shows a first-arriving wavefront propagating through a continuous medium.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (6.2 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (9.2 Mb)

The following movie shows a wavefront propagating through a highly heterogeneous continuous medium.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (11.7 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (8.7 Mb)

The next movie shows a wavefront reflecting from a single interface and returning back to the surface.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (9.1 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (12.6 Mb)

The next movie shows a multiple occurring in a medium in which velocity varies linearly with depth within each layer.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (8.7 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (3.9 Mb)

The movie below shows a multiple occurring in a highly complex velocity medium consisting of four layers. Note that one layer pinches out at both ends of the model. The wavefront reflects three times from the top of the bottom interface and once from the bottom of the middle and top interfaces.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (10.9 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (14.5 Mb)

The final movie is similar to the one above except that four reflections occur from the top of the bottom interface and three reflections occur from the bottom of the middle interface.

Quicktime movie Quicktime movie (11.8 Mb)

Animated GIF Animated GIF (15.9 Mb)
 

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