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Surface wave propagation in a granular medium
Author(s): Alexander N. Nezlobin; Oleg I. Zayats
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Paper Abstract

In this contribution we solve the classic Lamb's wave problem for a granular medium. The surface displacements of a granular half-space resulting from a harmonic point force are the subject of investigation. We have found analytical solutions in several cases: (1) quasi-elastic wave in the medium free of internal friction, (2) anelastic wave in case of the infinite sound velocity, (3) anelastic longitudinal wave in case of the finite sound velocity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4627, Fifth International Workshop on Nondestructive Testing and Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering, (18 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.456280
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Alexander N. Nezlobin, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Oleg I. Zayats, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4627:
Fifth International Workshop on Nondestructive Testing and Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering

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