Acta Mechanica

, Volume 54, Issue 1–2, pp 107–119 | Cite as

Waves in fluid filled tubes: Theory and experiment

  • T. B. Moodie
  • D. W. Barclay
  • S. E. Greenwald
  • D. L. Newman
Contributed Papers


A viscoelastic shell theory model for transient pressure perturbations in fluid filled tubes is presented and tested against experiments involving water filled latex tubes. The agreement between theory and experiment is good.


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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. B. Moodie
    • 1
  • D. W. Barclay
    • 2
  • S. E. Greenwald
    • 3
  • D. L. Newman
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of New BrunswickFrederictonCanada
  3. 3.Department of Morbid AnatomyThe London HospitalLondonEngland
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsGuy's Hospital Medical SchoolLondonEngland

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