Islamic Azad University Arak BranchJournal of Solid Mechanics2008-35055320130930Rayleigh Wave in an Initially Stressed Transversely Isotropic Dissipative Half-Space270277514568ENB SinghDepartment of Mathematics, Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11,ChandigarhJournal Article20130518The governing equations of a transversely isotropic dissipative medium are solved analytically to obtain the surface wave solutions. The appropriate solutions satisfy the required boundary conditions at the stress-free surface to obtain the frequency equation of Rayleigh wave. The numerical values of the non-dimensional speed of Rayleigh wave speed are computed for different values of frequency and initial stress parameter. The effects of transverse isotropy and initial stress parameter are observed on the Rayleigh wave speed.http://jsm.iau-arak.ac.ir/article_514568_3518d76915c89a98c77ed3fcc2505f53.pdf