# Shuey equation

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An approximation to the Aki–Richards equation, making an even simpler approximation to the full angular reflectivity solution given by the Zoeppritz equations. This formulation is given by Avseth et al.^{[1]}

where

and

and

For short and medium offsets, the 2-term Shuey approximation is often used.

## See also

- Shuey approximation
- Aki–Richards equation
- AVO
- AVO* — a mobile app for AVO modeling

## External links

- Zoeppritz equations — Wikipedia article

## References

- ↑ Avesth, P, T Mukerji and G Mavko (2005). Quantitative seismic interpretation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.