Wave Propagation in a Pre-Stressed Reinforced Composite
In this study, a small time dependent displacement field is superimposed on an initial large static deformation, for a reinforced composite, and the linearized field equations and associated boundary conditions are obtained. Propagation of harmonic waves in such a composite medium is studied and various special cases are discussed. From the condition of propagation some criteria for the stability of equlibrium configuration are deducé.
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