Localised vibration modes in free anisotropic wedges
journal contributionposted on 06.05.2010, 14:48 by A.L. Shuvalov, Victor V. Krylov
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Propagation of flexural localized vibration modes along edges of anisotropic wedges is considered in the framework of the geometrical-acoustics approach. Its application allows for straightforward evaluation of the wedge-mode velocities in the general case of arbitrary elastic anisotropy. The velocities depend on the wedge apex angle and on the mode number in the same way as in the isotropic case, but there appears to be additional dependence on elastic coefficients. The velocities in tetragonal wedges ~with the midplane orthogonal to the four-fold axis! and in ‘‘weakly’’ monoclinic wedges are explicitly calculated and analyzed. Bounds of the wedge-wave velocity variation in tetragonal materials are established.
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