Transient Green’s Function Behavior for a Prestressed Highly Elastic Half-Space

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L. M. Brock

Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506

J. Appl. Mech 68(2), 162-168 (Aug 28, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1357167 History: Received February 23, 2000; Revised August 28, 2000
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Isotropic compressible neo-Hookean material in axial loading
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(a) Stationary loads suddenly applied to surface, (b) surface loads translating on surface
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(a) Cagniard contour for Ak-terms in displacement, (b) Cagniard contours for Bk-terms in displacement
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(a) Wave pattern for transonic load speed, (b) wave pattern for supersonic load speed
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Nondimensionalized wave speeds versus prestress



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