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Vibroseis

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Describes vibroseis--its use in the field and its processing requirements--as an attractive alternative to explosives in restricted areas, now used in over half of all land operations. Discusses the mechanics of vibrator technology and the concept of pulse compression to shape the sweep to an "impulsive" form.

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Total Number of Subtopics: 4
  • expand/collapse Vibroseis in Principle
    • Vibroseis
    • The Vibroseis Concept
    • Compressing a Sweep into a Pulse
    • Vibroseis System
    • Correlation
    • The Vibroseis Wavelet
    • Cross Correlation
  • expand/collapse Vibroseis in Practice
    • Vibroseis in Action
    • The Vibrator
    • The Vibrator Electronics
    • The Effects of Distortion
    • Instrumental Considerations
    • Practical Considerations in the Fields
    • Special Techniques
    • Specialized Equipment
  • expand/collapse Vibroseis: Exercises
    • Exercise No. 1 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 2 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 3 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 4 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 5 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 6 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 7 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 8 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 9 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 10 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 11 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 12 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 13 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 14 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 15 (Solution)
    • Discussion No. 1
    • Discussion No. 2
    • Discussion No. 3
  • expand/collapse Vibroseis: References and Additional Information
    • Some Useful Web Sites
    • Further Reading
    • Additional Reading
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