Accession Number:

AD0767693

Title:

Propagation of Longitudinal Visoelastic Waves in a Three Layer Medium,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-13

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Using a linear formulation, the author solves the non-stationary problem of transmission of a planar unidimensional longitudinal wave of stresses through a plane-parallel visco-elastic layer of finite thickness separating two linearly elastic half-spaces with different properties. The plane wave propagating in one of the elastic half-spaces strikes the layer boundary at right angles unidimensional problem. The field in the other elastic half-space, excited as a result of multiple reflection of the fronts from the boundaries of the layer, is studied. Graphs of small displacements at a given point of elastic half-space are given.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE