Non-linear waves in heterogeneous elastic rods via homogenization

Manuel Quezada de Luna, Bojan Duričković, Alain Goriely

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We consider the propagation of a planar loop on a heterogeneous elastic rod with a periodic microstructure consisting of two alternating homogeneous regions with different material properties. The analysis is carried out using a second-order homogenization theory based on a multiple scale asymptotic expansion. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-205
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2012


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