Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Complete solutions of a coupled system of partial differential equations arising in thermoelasticity

Author: D. S. Chandrasekharaiah
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 45 (1987), 471-480
MSC: Primary 73C25; Secondary 73U05
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/910454
MathSciNet review: 910454
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Abstract: Three general, complete solutions of a coupled hyperbolic or hyperbolic-parabolic system of two second-order linear partial differential equations are presented. The system includes among its particular cases the governing field equations of the conventional as well as generalized thermoelasticity theories. The solutions obtained are analogous to the Lamé, Papkovitch, and Galerkin solutions in classical elasticity. The interrelationships among the solutions are also exhibited. Some solutions obtained in earlier works are deduced as special cases of the unified solutions obtained here.

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