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Seismic effects of sonic booms

Tom T. Goforth

Seismic effects of sonic booms

by Tom T. Goforth

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology.,
  • Sonic boom.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom T. Goforth and John A. McDonald.
    SeriesNASA CR-1137, NASA contractor report ;, NASA CR-1137.
    ContributionsMcDonald, John A. 1931- joint author., Teledyne, inc., Langley Research Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL521.3.C6 A3 no. 1137
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5638872M
    LC Control Number68067238

      Flying faster than sound creates pressure waves in the air that cause a plane to leave a conical shock wave in its wake. The pressure waves that reach ground are heard as .   When the speed of any object exceeds the speed of sound it is said to be travelling at supersonic speed. Bullets, jet aircraft etc., often travel at supersonic speeds. .

    Because of how destructive sonic booms can be, supersonic flights are banned over populated areas of the United States. Figure \(\PageIndex{5}\): Two sonic booms, created by the nose and tail of an aircraft, are observed on the ground after the plane has passed by. Sonic booms . Some Seneca guns reports have been explained as sonic booms from military jets, though other theories — like the movement of tectonic plates — have been disproved. Coastal Review .

      How Earthquakes Make the Ground Go Boom. Seismic and infrasound data collected by the University of Utah Seismic Network revealed earthquake waves make the . The Oklahoma City sonic boom tests, also known as Operation Bongo II, refer to a controversial experiment, organised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in which 1, sonic booms were generated over Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, over a period of six months from February The experiment was intended to quantify the effects .


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Seismic effects of sonic booms by Tom T. Goforth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Analysis of the field data indicates that the seismic effects of sonic booms are largely confined, laterally, to the area of the boom pressure envelope and, vertically, to the upper few meters Cited by: Seismic effects of sonic booms.

[Washington] National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

Analysis of the field data indicates that the seismic effects of sonic booms are largely confined, laterally, to the boom pressure envelope and vertically to the upper few meters of the earth's File Size: 3MB. characterizing the effect of sonic booms on seismic sensors in the field, their potential impact on EQW systems, and means of discriminating their signatures from those of earthquakes.

The SonicBREWS project (Sonic Boom Resistant Earthquake Warning Systems) is a collaborative effort between Seismic Warning Author: Gilead Wurman, Edward A Haering, Michael J. Price. The pressure signals from a sonic boom will produce a small, but detectable, ground motion.

The extensive seismic network in southern California, consisting of over sites covering over square kilometers, is used to map primary and secondary sonic boom carpets. The pressure signals from a sonic boom will produce a small, but detectable, ground motion.

The extensive seismic network in southern California, consisting of over sites covering over 50 square kilometers, is used to map primary and secondary sonic boom Cited by: The pressure signals from a sonic boom will produce a small, but detectable, ground motion.

The extensive seismic network in southern California, consisting of over sites covering over. Sonic booms produced by aircraft moving at supersonic speeds apply moving loads to the earth. The deformation of a layered half‐space depends on the seismic surface‐wave modes. Those Cited by: Some Interesting Facts About Sonic Booms Most sonic booms aren't felt on land (most supersonic training flights are out over the ocean).

Atmospheric events are difficult to detect with seismographs because they usually transfer very little seismic energy. On J the Obama administration approved the use of sonic cannons in the Western Atlantic Ocean.

Millions of sea creatures will be senselessly killed by incessant sonic booms. Summary The effects of sonic booms on humans are reviewed. The most important effects are the development of startle responses, disturbance of ongoing activities Cited by: 1. Of course, most "booms" that people hear or experience are actually some type of cultural noise, such as some type of explosion, a large vehicle going by, or sometimes a sonic boom, but there have been many reports of "booms.

Whenever sonic booms strike the ground a certain amount of energy is transferred to the ground which propagates as seismic waves. Under most conditions, the energy transfer is very. Discordant ambient noise can induce anxiety; ice cream truck jingles can bring you back to your childhood.

In The Sonic Boom, composer and strategic sound expert Joel Beckerman provides a new framework for thinking about sound s effects on every aspect of our lives.

You don t need to be a musician or a composer to harness the power of by: 2. Get this from a library. Seismo-acoustic effects of sonic booms on archeological sites, Valentine Military Operations Area.

[James C Battis; U.S. Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. Terrestrial. Seismic precursors to space shuttle re-entry shock fronts are detected at TXAR in Southwest Texas when the ground track of the orbiter vehicle passes by: 9.

Sonic boom, shock wave that is produced by an aircraft or other object flying at a speed equal to or exceeding the speed of sound and that is heard on the ground as a sound like a clap of.

InNASA started the Shaped Sonic Boom Experiment to analyze sonic booms. They modified the fuselage of a Northrop F-5E Tiger II in an attempt to lower the effects of sonic booms. The seismic sonic boom effect can increase the effects of surface shaking by two to three times over regular earthquakes, researchers think.

But until now, no one thought that. Taking the Sonic Boom Out of Supersonic Flight. The big names in aerospace have some new designs for the supersonic airliner of the future.

Both Boeing and Lockheed Martin have. It transpired that Klinger and his team had stumbled upon the aftermath of a “supershear” earthquake – one that slipped at such blistering speeds that the rip in the Earth overtook its own seismic waves.

This created the earthquake equivalent of a sonic boom. Due to the frequency of sonic booms in that area from flight test aircraft operating out of nearby Edwards Air Force Base, Seismic Warning Systems needs to see whether sonic .J.

C. Cook, T. T. Goforth and R. K. Cook, "Seismic and Underwater Responses to the Sonic Boom," paper presented at Sonic Boom Symposium II, Houston, Texas, 3 Novemberto appear in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

T. T. Goforth and J. A. McDonald, "Seismic Effects of Sonic Booms.