Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 62–72 | Cite as

The strain solitary waves in a nonlinear elastic rod

  • Zhang Shanyuan
  • Zhuang Wei


Solitary strain waves in a nonlinear elastic rod are analysed in this paper; influence of the physical and geometrical parameters of the rod on the waves are discussed; some main properties of the solitary waves are pointed out.

Key words

nonlinear elastic rod solitary wave 


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© Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Shanyuan
    • 1
  • Zhuang Wei
    • 2
  1. 1.Taiyuan University of TechnologyTaiyuanChina
  2. 2.Xian Jiaotong UniversityXianChina

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