Attenuation of Stress Waves in Bi-Linear Materialsby Richard Skalak,
Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 352-363
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: One-dimensional wave equations are derived and it is demonstrated that, beyond given distance from surface, intensity of peak stress and particle velocity depends only on single parameter; result is of significance in establishing physical characteristics of granular soils which are subjected to nuclear surfact blast pressures.
Subject Headings: Stress waves | Wave equations | Wave velocity | Particle velocity | Soil properties | Granular soils | Wave attenuation | Surface waves |
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