It is well-known that for most spherical rubber balloons the pressure versus volume curve associated with uniform inflation has an N-shape (the pressure increases rapidly to a maximum, falls to aâ€¦ (More)

We re-examine the problem of solitary wave propagation in a fluid-filled elastic membrane tube using a much simplified procedure. It is shown that there may exist four families of solitary waves withâ€¦ (More)

It is previously known that under inflation alone a spherical rubber membrane balloon may bifurcate into a pear shape when the tension in the membrane reaches a maximum, but the existence of such aâ€¦ (More)

The chaotic properties of some subshift maps are investigated. These subshifts are the orbit closures of certain non-periodic recurrent points of a shift map. We first provide a review of basicâ€¦ (More)

It is shown that in the Love-Kirchhoff plate theory, an edge wave can travel in a circular thin disk made of an isotropic elastic material. This disk edge wave turns out to be faster than the classicâ€¦ (More)

Recent studies on localized bulging in inflated membrane tubes have shown that the initiation pressure for the onset of localization is determined through a bifurcation condition. This kind ofâ€¦ (More)

We first give a complete analysis of the dispersion relation for traveling waves propagating in a pre-stressed hyperelastic membrane tube containing a uniform flow. We present an exact formula forâ€¦ (More)

It is well-known in surface-wave theory that the secular equation for the surfacewave speed v can be written as detM = 0 in terms of the surface impedance matrix M . It has recently been shown by theâ€¦ (More)