Reflection of plane waves in thermoelastic microstructured materials under the influence of gravitation

  • S. M. Abo-Dahab
  • Adnan Jahangir
  • Abo-el-nour N. Abd-allaEmail author
Original Article


This paper presents an analysis of wave propagation in a microstretch elastic medium in the context of the Green–Naghdi (GN) theory. Moreover, the dissipation and the influence of gravity on reflected waves have also been investigated. In the present article, five reflected waves propagate into the medium for any incident wave. The problem is solved numerically, and the amplitude ratios are graphically represented allowing for a comparison between the simple GN theory and the case in which one considers the effect of gravity on waves.


Generalized thermoelasticity Gravitational effect Microstretch Reflection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Abo-Dahab
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adnan Jahangir
    • 3
  • Abo-el-nour N. Abd-alla
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceSouth Valley UniversityQenaEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceTaif UniversityTaifSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsCOMSATS University IslamabadWah CantonmentPakistan
  4. 4.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceSohag UniversitySohâgEgypt

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