Engineering Transactions, 54, 4, pp. 323–-328, 2006

Rayleigh waves speed in transversely isotropic material

A. Rehman
Quaid-i-Azam University
Pakistan

A. Khan
Karakoram International University
Pakistan

A. Ali
Quaid-i-Azam University
Pakistan

Rayleigh wave speed in transversely isotropic material is studied. A very simple technique is adopted to solve the secular equation. Speed in some transversely isotropic materials is calculated.
Keywords: Rayleigh waves; transversely isotropic material; orthotropic; compressible; strain energy
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