Archives of Acoustics, 5, 3, pp. 191-196, 1980

Acoustic impedance of an isotropic medium for rayleigh waves

Aleksander Opilski
Institute of Physics, Silesian Polytechnic
Poland

Marian Urbańczyk
Institute of Physics, Silesian Polytechnic
Poland

The acoustic impedance of an isotropic non-piezoelectric medium has been determined for Rayleigh waves. The numerical values of this impedance are very different from the values of the impedance of the medium for a plane bulk wave.
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