عنوان مقاله [English]
Ground surface with irregular topography is one of the reasons of complex seismic responses, which are mainly due to the seismic wave scattering at ground surface. More investigation is needed for understanding the influence of wave scattering in specific places of ground surface. In this paper, the surface soil assumed homogeneous, isotropic, and elastic. At first, SH wave propagation equations in a two dimensional field by the scaled boundary finite element method have been presented. This method has been developed by combining advantages of the finite element and boundary element methods. In this method, only the boundary is discretized and no fundamental solution or Green's function is required. Then a semi-circular hill has been analyzed by using this method. The results of this analysis compared with other analytical and numerical methods and good agreement is achieved.
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