Longitudinal and shear velocity chart

 Longitudinal and shear velocity chart

Material

Longitudinal

Velocity

Shear
Velocity

Air

332

nil

Aluminium

6,400

3,130

Brass

4,372

2,100

Cast
Iron

3,500

2,200

Copper

4,769

2,325

Gold

3,240

1,200

Iron

5,957

3,224

Lead

2,400

790

Oil

1,440

nil

Perspex

2,740

1,320

Mild
Steel

5,960

3,230

Stainless
Steel

5,740

3,130

Water

1,480

nil

Tungsten

5,174

2,880

Zinc

4,170

2,480

Zirconium

4,650

2,300

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