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A. Rehman, A. Khan, A. Ali

Rayleigh waves in a rotating transversely isotropic materials

language: English

received 22.10.2006, published 07.02.2007

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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”,, 2007, 5.


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Abdur Rahman did M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Punjab, Pakistan and M. Phil. from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan. He is working as Associate Professor in a college. He is Ph. D. student in rolled in the Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan.

e-mail: rehmanmath(at)


Aftab Khan did M.Sc from university of Punjab, Pakistan. He did M.Phil and
Ph.D from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan. Now he is working as Professor of Mathematics and Dean Faculty of sciences in the Karakurum International University, Gilgit, Northern areas, Pakistan.

e-mail: aftabmath(at)


Asif Ali did (MSC) and (M. Phil) from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan he did Ph.D. from university of Australia, He is working as a Associate Professor in the Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan recently he joined ANU, Australia

e-mail: dr_asif_ali(at)