International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 23 (2000), Issue 9, Pages 627-637
Rayleigh waves in a thermoelastic granular medium under initial stress
Mathematics Department, Faculty of Education, El-Arish, Egypt
Received 23 December 1998
Copyright © 2000 S. M. Ahmed. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
We study the effect of initial stress on the propagation of
Rayleigh waves in a granular medium under incremental thermal
stresses. We also obtain the frequency equation, in the form of a
twelfth-order determinantal expression, which is in agreement with
the corresponding classical results.