On the tidal oscillations of the liquid core of the earth
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On the tidal oscillations of the liquid core of the earth by Peter Musen

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


  • Earth tides

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StatementPeter Musen
SeriesNASA technical paper ; 1223
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14932055M

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  Tidal core motions within a defonnable mantle When the mantle is rigid, the precessional re- sponse (a = ~) of the quasi-rigid rotation of the core with respect to the mantle noted w = w~exp(iat) in a reference frame linked to the rotating Earth (a is the tidal excitation frequency) is (e.g. Loper, ; Rochester, ) a 3W0 0 aC(2a2 (1 Cited by: Earth tides, Earth’s deformations 1) Earth’s deformations, tides 2) How to observe Earth tides. 3) Free oscillation of the Earth. 4) Ocean tide loading, atmospheric pressure loading. 5) Core mode oscillations. 6) Other topics. However, tidal ranges in the oceans vary from 50cm or less to over 10 m, and it is the largest tides that represent the best energy source. This book describes how large tides develop in particular 4/5(1). the Earth with the Moon and the Sun. The tide caused by the Sun, due to the large distance of the Sun from the Earth, is smaller by a factor of Tidal oscillation has a strictly definite periodicity, which can be determined for any required period of time. Semi-diurnal (12 hours 24 minutes), diurnal (24 hours 48 minutes) and mixed tides can.

  Tidal oscillation is the oscillation in the vertical and horizontal movement of water (and the properties of water) caused by the tidal forces of the moon and sun.   The tidal motion of the solid Earth is treated as an infinitesimal perturbation superimposed on the hydrostatic equilibrium of a rotating and self-gravitating Earth. Both Lagrangian (material-fixed) and Eulerian (space-fixed) incrementals are defined for describing the tidal perturbations. caused by the Earth’s free oscillation, the nearly diurnal free wobble (NDFW) of the Earth’s liquid core, the translation oscillation of the Earth’s solid core, the Earth’s rotation, and so on. It is an important approach to explain the gravity variation induced by the surface mass flow, such as atmosphere, ocean, surface land water.   Tides in the solid earth can therefore be analyzed in terms of static theory, particularly as the shortest tidal periods of 12 h are an order of magnitude greater than the longest periods of free oscillations in a liquid h. earth, about 1% Free oscillations do not produce resonances at tidal periods.

A tide that occurs when gravity of the sun and moon work against each other and create a small daily tidal range is called a __ Neap tide The slow, rocking motions of ocean water caused by tidal bulges moving around the ocean basins are called ___. A tidal mechanism is identified for the excitation of polar oscillations, i.e., for oscillations of the angular-velocity vector specified in a fixed coordinate frame, attributed to the rotational. In (Molodenskii et al., ), we analyzed the limits of the admissible density distributions in the mantle and liquid core of the Earth, using the data on the amplitudes and phases of the forced. Selected Publications: D. E. Smylie, Earth Dynamics - Deformations and Oscillations of the Rotating Earth, Cambridge University Press, pp., D. E. Smylie and Midhat Zuberi, Free and Forced Polar Motion and Modern Observations of the Chandler Wobble, Journal of Geodynamics, 48, , Midhat Zuberi and D. E. Smylie, Spectral Analysis of the VLBI Pole Path, Journal of.