Acta Mechanica

, Volume 229, Issue 10, pp 4131–4139 | Cite as

Lamb waves in functionally graded plates with transverse inhomogeneity

  • Sergey V. KuznetsovEmail author
Original Paper


Propagation of harmonic Lamb waves in plates made of functionally graded materials with transverse inhomogeneity is studied by the modified Cauchy six-dimensional formalism. For arbitrary transverse inhomogeneity, a closed-form dispersion equation is derived. Dispersion relations for materials with different kinds of inhomogeneity are obtained and compared.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Problems in MechanicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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