Accession Number : ADA188865

Title :   Wave Curves for Simple Isotropic Elastic Solids.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Aug 84-15 Aug 87,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV AT CHICAGO CIRCLE DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING MECHANICS AND METALL URGY

Personal Author(s) : Ting, T C

PDF Url : ADA188865

Report Date : 11 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : This report summarizes the results of the research project to study the wave curves for the one-dimensional Riemann problem which arises in the problem of plane waves in isotropic elastic materials. The concept of wave curves is to be extended to the two-dimensional Riemann problem which arises in the problem of oblique shocks impinging on the boundary. Satisfactory results are obtained and are reported. Keywords: Simple waves; Shock waves; Hyperbolic systems.

Descriptors :   *ELASTIC PROPERTIES, *ISOTROPISM, *SHOCK WAVES, *SOLIDS, MATERIALS, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, PLANE WAVES, TWO DIMENSIONAL, WAVES

Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE