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Indian Journal of Materials Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 532939, 8 pages
Research Article

SH-Wave at a Plane Interface between Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Fibre-Reinforced Elastic Half-Spaces

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl 796 004, Mizoram, India

Received 11 May 2015; Revised 23 June 2015; Accepted 24 June 2015

Academic Editor: Fernando Rubio-Marcos

Copyright © 2015 C. Zorammuana and S. S. Singh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The problem of reflection and refraction of SH-waves at a plane interface between the homogeneous and inhomogeneous fibre-reinforced elastic half-spaces has been investigated. Amplitude and energy ratios corresponding to the reflected and refracted SH-waves are derived using appropriate boundary conditions. These ratios are computed numerically for a particular model and the results are depicted graphically.