Relaxation effects on generalized thermoelastic waves

D. Tao, J. H. Prevost

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Abstract

Green and Lindsay's theory ofthermoelasticity is used to study the effects of the two relaxation times t1 and t2 on thermoelastic waves. A perturbation technique is used to obtain asymptotic solutions. Also, complete results obtained by direct numerical solution of the frequency equation for various ratios(t1/t2) are presented. The wave speeds and attenuation coefficient results obtained can be applied directly to the numerical solution of complete dynamic boundary value problems in generalized thermoelasticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-89
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Thermal Stresses
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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