Propagation of Magneto-Thermo Surface Waves in Non-Homogenous Viscoelastic Medium of Higher Order under Gravity and Couple-Stress
International Journal of Materials Science and Applications
Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages: 8-19
Received: Dec. 23, 2012; Published: Jan. 10, 2013
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Rajneesh Kakar, Principal, DIPS Polytechnic College, Hoshiarpur, India
Shikha Kakar, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, SBBSIET Padhiana Jalandhar, India
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Abstract
The present study reveals the effects of various parameters and non-homogeneity on the surface waves propagating in viscoelastic medium. The theory of generalized surface waves has firstly been developed and then it has been employed to study the surface waves. Dispersion relation for Stoneley waves, Rayleigh waves and Love waves has been deduced. It has been observed that in the absence of viscosity, temperature, gravity, magnetism, couple stress and non-homogeneity of the material medium, the results obtained are in well agreement with the corresponding classical results.
Keywords
Viscoelastic Solid Medium, Gravity, Couple stress, Inhomogeneities, Variable density
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Rajneesh Kakar, Shikha Kakar, Propagation of Magneto-Thermo Surface Waves in Non-Homogenous Viscoelastic Medium of Higher Order under Gravity and Couple-Stress, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, pp. 8-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20130201.12
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