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4b illustrates the case for the P-wave component. In the far field situation a short segment of the wave front may be treated as if it were a plane wave. As the wave spreads out from its source the associated energy must be distributed over an area that increases as the radius of the cylindrical wave front (surface area = 2πrl). , ) and the energy per unit area is decreasing as the surface area increases, then due to geometric spreading only, the wave amplitude will fall off as 1/r1/2 namely: A=Ao/r1/2 (Eq.