Volume 32 Number 2
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478



A hybrid method for wave field computation in two‐dimensional heterogeneous media is proposed. The proposed method is a combination of analytical and numerical techniques. The method is based upon the separation of wave propagation and scattering and upon the description of each process by the most suitable technique. The SH wave scattering problem is used to elucidate the proposed method.

Examples of numerical computations using the hybrid method are considered for a number of simple models. The analysis of the results shows that the hybrid method gives both a detailed and a reasonably accurate description of the total wave field.


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