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  • Nonlinear transverse waves in deformed dispersive solids 

    Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 2008)
    We present a phenomenological approach to dispersion in nonlinear elasticity. A simple, thermomechanically sound, constitutive model is proposed to describe the (non-dissipative) properties of a hyperelastic dispersive ...
  • Weierstrass's criterion and compact solitary waves 

    Destrade, Michel (American Physical Society, 2007-04-17)
    Weierstrass's theory is a standard qualitative tool for single degree of freedom equations, used in classical mechanics and in many textbooks. In this Brief Report we show how a simple generalization of this tool makes it ...