Reflection characteristics of an elastic slab containing a periodic array of elastic cylinders: SH wave analysis

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Vasundara V. Varadan, Vijay K. Varadan

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The reflection and transmission characteristics of a grating of elastic cylinders arranged periodically in an elastic slab are examined. A simple approach synthesized from Fourier-Bessel expansions and the T-matrix method has been used for analysis of a two-dimensional problem involving SH waves only. It is observed that the nonspecular modes are generally very weak for such gratings in contrast with those for gratings made of periodic bimaterial interfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-316
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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