On love waves in inhomogeneous anisotropic elastic solids
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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.
KeywordsLayer Thickness Lower Boundary Numerical Calculation Characteristic Frequency Mode Number
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