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English translation: Velocity of the shear waves

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Italian term or phrase:velocita' delle onde di taglio
English translation:Velocity of the shear waves
Entered by: Vincent Lemma
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18:29 Nov 3, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology
Italian term or phrase: velocita' delle onde di taglio
Ground test results

La relazione geologica ha confermato alcuni dati di cui si era in possesso, integrandoli con importanti parametri meccanici dei terreni come la “velocità delle onde di taglio”, la “resistenza SPT” e la “coesione non drenata“, utili per determinare la classificazione del tipo di suolo secondo le specifiche normative di riferimento.
Vincent Lemma
Italy
Local time: 09:42
Velocity of the shear waves
Explanation:
Use of seismic geological survey and oil prospecting techniques.


Investigation of seismic waves generated by explosive sources in ...
An explosion as a source of seismic waves is used very widely. However, only .... is the velocity of the shear waves and ,2 is the. density. Let us put ...
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James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 11:42
Grading comment
Thanks, Jim :)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6Velocity of the shear waves
James (Jim) Davis


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
Velocity of the shear waves


Explanation:
Use of seismic geological survey and oil prospecting techniques.


Investigation of seismic waves generated by explosive sources in ...
An explosion as a source of seismic waves is used very widely. However, only .... is the velocity of the shear waves and ,2 is the. density. Let us put ...


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&=&q=%22vel...
James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 11:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 130
Grading comment
Thanks, Jim :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Martina Pecchia: S waves (secondary waves) are transverse or shear waves, which means that the ground is displaced perpendicularly to the direction of propagation.
3 mins

agree  Paul O'Brien: correct. i was gonna propose this without even conslting a dictinonary. just a literal translation.
4 mins

agree  Robin Levey: 'shear-wave velocity' would fit better in the source text
9 mins
  -> Yes of course, once I'd dug it up from the inner recesses of my grey matter... ;-)

agree  texjax DDS PhD: With mediamatrix. Otherwise, perfect ;)
21 mins
  -> Thank you, perfection is so elusive :-)

agree  Rachel Fell
2 hrs

agree  AeC2009: I learnt something new..., tks...
13 hrs
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