Transversal Waves in Nonlinear Signorini Model

  • Carlo Cattani
  • Ekaterina Nosova
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5072)


Propagation of waves in hyperelastic composite materials is studied by using a nonlinear model based on Signorini potential. The nonlinear wave solution, excited by an ingoing transversal pulse, and the corresponding nonlinear effects are discussed and simulated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Cattani
    • 1
  • Ekaterina Nosova
    • 2
  1. 1.diFarma, University of SalernoFisciano (SA)Italy
  2. 2.Dept. of MathematicsUniversity of SalernoFisciano (SA)Italy

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