The stress tensor in a continuously twisted structurally chiral medium (CTSCM) is symmetric and the stiffness tensor varies helicoidally about the axis of spirality. Exact analytic solutions are found for elastodynamic wave propagation along the axis of spirality in a CTSCM.
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