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Rayleigh waves in a rotating transversely isotropic materials

language: **English **

received 22.10.2006, published 07.02.2007

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**ABSTRACT**

Rayleigh wave speed in a rotating transversely isotropic material is studied. Speed in some transversely isotropic materials is calculated by choosing an angular velocity. Rayleigh wave speed is also calculated in non-rotating medium. It is observed that rotational effect plays a significant role and increases the speed of Rayleigh waves.

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**Сitation:** A. Rehman, A. Khan, A. Ali. Rayleigh waves in a rotating transversely isotropic materials. Electronic Journal “Technical Acoustics”, http://www.ejta.org, 2007, 5.

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