• Reflection of plane waves in an initially stressed perfectly conducting transversely isotropic solid half-space

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      Anisotropy; magneto-elasticity; initial stress; plane waves; reflection; reflection coefficient and energy ratio.

    • Abstract


      Reflection of plane waves is studied at a free surface of a perfectly conducting transversely isotropic elastic solid half-space with initial stress. The governing equations are solved to obtain the velocity equation which indicates the existence of two quasi planar waves in the medium. Reflection coefficients and energy ratios for reflected qP and qSV waves are derived and computed numerically for a particular material. Effects of the initial stress and magnetic field are shown graphically on these reflection coefficients and energy ratios.

    • Author Affiliations


      Baljeet Singh1 Anand Kumar Yadav2

      1. Department of Mathematics, Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh, India.
      2. Department of Mathematics, Shishu Niketan Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh, India.
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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