Saurabh posted an Question
August 12, 2021 • 15:06 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Geology (GG)

How s- waves can transmitted by mental however s wave can't pass through a liquid

how S- waves can transmitted by mental however s wave can't pass through a liquid

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    Mayank vedwal Vedwal best-answer

    because mantle is not in molten state. Earth's mantle has partially melted rocks . Earth's mantle consists many ultramafic to mafic rocks. Earth's mantle is a part of lithosphere which is in solid state and Asthenosphere which is in semi solid state (ductile state) , here semi solid means highly viscous state. Outer core of earth is the only part of earth which is in completely liquid state and it doesn't allow s wave to pass through it.

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