On magnetoacoustic waves in finitely deformed elastic solids

Destrade, M. and Ogden, R.W. (2011) On magnetoacoustic waves in finitely deformed elastic solids. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 16(6), pp. 594-604. (doi:10.1177/1081286510387695)

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In this paper, in the context of the quasi-magnetostatic approximation, we examine incremental motions superimposed on a static finite deformation of a magneto-elastic material in the presence of an applied magnetic field. Explicit expressions are obtained for the associated magneto-acoustic (or magneto-elastic moduli) tensors in the case of an incompressible isotropic magneto-elastic material, and these are then used to study the propagation of incremental plane waves. The propagation condition is derived in terms of a generalized acoustic tensor and the results are illustrated by obtaining explicit formulas in two special cases: first, when the material is undeformed but subject to a uniform bias field and, second for a prototype model of magneto-elastic interactions in the finite deformation regime. The results provide a basis for the experimental determination of the material parameters of a magneto-sensitive elastomer from measurements of the speed of incremental waves for different pre-strains, bias magnetic fields, and directions of propagation.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ogden, Professor Raymond
Authors: Destrade, M., and Ogden, R.W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Journal Name:Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids
ISSN (Online):1741-3028
Published Online:08 March 2011

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