0
Research Papers

Transient Plane Wave Solutions to Homogeneous Equations of Orthotropic Thermoelasticity With Thermal Relaxation: Illustration

[+] Author and Article Information
L. M. Brock

Mechanical Engineering,  University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 40506-0503brock@engr.uky.edu

J. Appl. Mech 79(6), 061006 (Sep 17, 2012) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4005559 History: Received January 21, 2011; Revised September 19, 2011; Posted January 30, 2012; Published September 17, 2012; Online September 17, 2012

Complementary (homogeneous) transient solutions for orthotropic thermoelasticity with thermal relaxation admit plane waves that propagate in a principal plane without spatial attenuation, but with exponential decay in their wake. Three speeds that vary with decay coefficient and propagation direction exist, and each speed is associated with three reflections from a plane surface aligned with another principal plane. As examples, values from both speed sets are presented, as well as angles of reflection and decay coefficients for given incident waves. For a half-space surface that is traction-free but exhibits convection, surface temperature change is derived, and values also presented.

Copyright © 2012 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In