Nonlinear travelling strain waves in a gradient-elastic medium

  • A. O. MalkhanovEmail author
  • V. I. Erofeev
  • A. V. Leontieva
Original Article


In this paper, we investigate the influence of geometric nonlinearity on the propagation of longitudinal and shear waves in a gradient-elastic medium. It is shown that taking into account surface energy we observe the destruction of travelling plane longitudinal and shear waves.


Gradient-elastic medium Surface energy Geometric nonlinearity Travelling wave 



This work was supported by a Grant from the Government of the Russian Federation (Contract No. 14.Y26.31.0031).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. O. Malkhanov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. I. Erofeev
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Leontieva
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of Russian Academy of SciencesNizhny NovgorodRussia
  2. 2.Research Institute for MechanicsNational Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni NovgorodNizhny NovgorodRussia

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