Attenuation of Stress Waves in Bi-Linear Materials

by Richard Skalak,
Paul Weidlinger,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 352-363

Document Type: Journal Paper


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: Wave attenuation | Stress waves | Wave equations | Wave velocity | Particle velocity | Granular soils | Surface waves | Parameters (statistics)

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