International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 4 (1981), Issue 4, Pages 795-803

Elastodynamic singular points and their applications

A. D. Alawneh1 and R. P. Kanwal2

1Department of Mathematics, Jordan Universtiy, Amman, Jordan
2Department of Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16801, PA, USA

Received 13 October 1980

Copyright © 1981 A. D. Alawneh and R. P. Kanwal. 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.


Suitable singularites such as a dynamical Kelvin quadropole are defined to study the dynamical displacements set up in an infinite homogeneous and isotropic elastic medium. Approximate solutions are presented up to terms which are of higher order than those known so far.