ABSTRACT The present paper deals with thermoelastic problems of finitely long hollow cylinder com-posed of two different materials with axial sym- metry. The medium is traction-free, with neglig-ible body forces and with internal and external heat generations. The governing equations for different theories of the generalized thermoe-lasticity are written in terms of displacement and temperature increment. The exact solution of the problem; using different theories of generalized thermoelasticity; has been deduced. The analytical expressions for displacements, temperature and stresses are found in final forms, and a numerical example has been taken to discuss the effect of the relaxation times. Finally, the results have been illustrated graphi- cally to find the responses of different theories.
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Mashat, D. , Zenkour, A. and Elsibai, K. (2010) Transient response of multilayered hollow cylinder using various theories of generalized thermoelasticity. Natural Science, 2, 1171-1179. doi: 10.4236/ns.2010.210145.
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