Accession Number:

AD0658097

Title:

TRANSIENT NON-AXISYMMETRIC WAVES IN TRANSVERSELY ISOTROPIC ELASTIC PLATES.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DIV OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Using the equations of motion from linear elasticity, the formal solutions to a class of non-axisymmetric wave propagation problems involving a transversely isotropic plate are obtained. Inversion, on the epicentral axis and for a certain class of materials, is carried out explicitly for the particular problem of the application of a point shear load, with a ramp time-dependence, to one face of the plate, and the results are analyzed numerically for several anisotropic and isotropic solids. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE