Reflection and Transmission of Elastic Waves at the Loosely Bonded Solid-Solid Interface

International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT)          
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Volume-8 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Neelam Kumari


Neelam Kumari. "Reflection and Transmission of Elastic Waves at the Loosely Bonded Solid-Solid Interface", International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT). V8:68-73 April 2014. ISSN:2231-5373. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Reflection and transmission phenomenon of plane waves at a loosely bonded interface between linear isotropic elastic solid half space and fluid saturated incompressible porous solid half space is studied in the present study. Plane wave P or SV- wave incidents on the interface through linear isotropic elastic solid half space. The amplitude ratios of various reflected and transmitted waves to that of incident wave are obtained. These amplitude ratios have been computed numerically for a particular model for different values of bonding parameter. It is observed that these amplitude ratios depend on angle of incidence of the incident wave and material properties of medium and these are affected by the bonding parameter and fluid filled in the pores of fluid saturated incompressible porous half space. A special case is also obtained and discussed from the present study.


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Porous solid, reflection, transmission, longitudinal wave, transverse wave, amplitude ratios, empty porous solid.