3rd French conference on acoustics
J. Phys. IV France 04 (1994) C5-805-C5-807
Solitary wave in a slender rod of constant curvatureS.A. RYBAK and Yu.I. SKRYNNIKOV
NN. Andreev Acoustics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, 4 Shvernik Street, 117036 Moscow, Russia
An equation is derived to describe the propagation of nonlinear strain waves in a rod of constant curvature. A solution is obtained in the form of a steady-state solitary wave with symmetrical leading and trailing edges.
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