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Antiplane Slip and Bonded Contact Waves at a Planar Interface Between Two Elastic Layers

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K. Ranjith

Mahindra École Centrale,
Hyderabad 500043, Telangana, India
e-mail: ranjith.k@mechyd.ac.in

Contributed by the Applied Mechanics Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS. Manuscript received May 15, 2017; final manuscript received July 19, 2017; published online August 3, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Weinong Chen.

J. Appl. Mech 84(10), 104501 (Aug 03, 2017) (4 pages) Paper No: JAM-17-1255; doi: 10.1115/1.4037346 History: Received May 15, 2017; Revised July 19, 2017

Interfacial wave solutions for a planar interface between two finite layers have been obtained within the framework of antiplane elasticity. Solutions are found to exist both for slipping contact and for bonded contact at the interface. Both the slip and bonded contact waves are found to be dispersive and multivalued. One family of slip and bonded contact waves is found with phase velocity in between the shear wave speeds of the two solids. It is also found that two families of slip and bonded contact waves exist with phase velocity greater than the shear wave speed of both solids.

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Topics: Waves
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Fig. 1

Steady antiplane sliding of two elastic layers

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Fig. 3

Numerical solution of dispersion relation for bonded contact waves (Eq. (29a) with n=0)

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Fig. 2

Numerical solution of dispersion relation for bonded contact waves (Eq. (26) with n=0)



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