Create a model

You have now completed the editing of your input sheets. Click now the “Space Shuttle” icon on the tool bar. SHAKYGROUND asks for your patience and after some time of processing displays the standard output screen (see Fig. 14). The …

Clicking the “Response Spectrum” sheet your screen should display something similar to Fig. 10. You will note three fields, i. e. “Frequencies” “Type of Response Spectrum”, and “Damping”. In the “Frequency” field you indicate the highest and lowest frequency of …

The choice of the seismogram length and the digitization frequency requires some care. From the viewpoint of computing time and numerical exactness it is desirable to work with short seismogram length and, on the other hand, with high digitization frequencies. …

Select now the “General” sheet with your mouse. Your screen should look like Fig. below. This sheet is organized in 5 logical units, which are the parameters for the synthetic “Seismogram Information”, the “Simulation Parameters”, the “Statistics [of] Source” parameters, …

In this sheet (Fig.below) you may access the specification concerning the receiver position both with respect to its coordinates as well as to its position within the layer stack. The coordinates are entered in the frame named “Receiver position”. There …

Having concluded the numerical processing of the model SHAKYGROUND should now what kind of output you would like to have. If you do not touch the “Output” sheet SHAKYGROUND provides you a standard output in graphical whose numerical contents may …

It is very important to Note that the layer models stored in the catalog are georeferenced. If you click the “Receiver” sheet you will find two boxes UTMX and UTMY. You can edit this values in order to obtain your …

Click now the “Strata” sheet in order to see a screen similar to the one shown in Fig. below. The “Strata” sheet is subdivided in three parts. The first part close to the title is labeled “Strata in Catalog”.

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Here we should talk in more detail about SHAKYGROUNDs input philosophy. As mentioned earlier, we understand “models” as an entire set of input parameters, in other words a complete stack of our electronic sheets consisting of the “Source” sheet, the …

If you clicked the first icon on the tool bar (the “New model” button), then you really have to see them all. Check if your screen looks like the one shown in Fig. 8. Otherwise click the “Source” sheet which …