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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 102, Issue 1, pp 29–36 | Cite as

On love waves in inhomogeneous anisotropic elastic solids

  • U. C. Pan
  • S. K. Chakrabarty
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Summary

This paper consists of two parts. In the first part, the existence of Love waves in non-homogeneous and transversely-isotropic elastic layer over-lying a semi-infinite isotropic elastic solid has been investigated. The frequency equation for such waves has been derived. Numerical calculations giving the velocity of such waves has been made for different layer thicknesses. In the second part, a characteristic frequency equation has been calculated considering the lower boundary of the layer to be rigid. A numerical calculations has been made in this case also to represent the variation of wave number with velocity for different mode number.

Keywords

Layer Thickness Lower Boundary Numerical Calculation Characteristic Frequency Mode Number 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. C. Pan
  • S. K. Chakrabarty
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of BurdwanBurdwanIndia

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