pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 1967–1976 | Cite as

Surface waves in restricted Hadamard materials

  • A. J. Willson
Article

Summary

The propagation of waves of small amplitude in an elastic medium composed of Hadamard material, satisfying also the Ordered Forces condition and the Strong Ellipticity condition, and subjected to a large homogeneous biaxial stress, is investigated in detail. Consideration is given to the existence and general properties of Rayleigh waves on the surface of a semi-infinite medium, and to the propagation of plate waves in a medium of finite thickness.

Keywords

Surface Wave General Property Small Amplitude Rayleigh Wave Elastic Medium 

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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Willson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of LeicesterEngland

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