Il Nuovo Cimento C

, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 473–482 | Cite as

Diffraction of SH waves at a mixed interface

  • F. D. Zaman
  • M. A. Bokhari


We study the diffraction of SH-type elastic waves propagating along the plane interface between two dissimilar elastic half-spaces. It is assumed that the contact between the half-spaces is perfect except for a part of semi-infinite extension where the contact is loosely coupled. We use the Wiener-Hopf technique to obtain the diffracted field in a closed form.

PACS 91.30.Fn

Surface and body waves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. D. Zaman
    • 1
  • M. A. Bokhari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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