Reflection and Transmission of Plane Waves at Micropolar Piezothermoelastic Solids

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Mathematics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra 136119, India

2 Department of Mathematics, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab 140118, India


The present investigation analysis a problem of r­­­eflection and transmission at an interface of two micropolar orthotropic piezothermoelastic media. The basic equations and constitutive relations for micropolar orthotropic piezothermoelastic media for G-L theory are derived. The expressions for amplitude ratios corresponding to reflected and transmitted waves are derived analytically. The effect of angle of incidence, frequency, micropolarity, thermopiezoelectric interactions on the reflected and transmitted waves are studied numerically for a specific model. Some special cases of interest one are also deduced. 


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