Whenever I've seen solutions to elastic or viscoelastic stress strain relations and resulting wave equations, the solutions are only acoustic, shear, love, reyleigh waves etc. Recently I saw that flexural waves are governed not by the 2nd order wave equation I'm used to seeing, but by a 4th order different one derived from bending moments. So my question then is when you say that some object is a kelvin-voigt solid and assume the corresponding continumm mechanics equations, are flexural waves a solution or do they need to be considerred somewhat seperatly?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Flexural wave question

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