The present study is concerned with the reflection and transmission of plane waves
at an imperfect interface between two different fluid saturated porous half spaces. The
expression for the reflection and transmission coefficients which are the ratios of the
amplitude of reflected and transmitted waves to the amplitude of incident waves are obtained
for an imperfect boundary and deduced for normal stiffness, transverse stiffness. The
variations of amplitude ratios with angle of incidence are depicted graphically. A particular
case of reflection at the free surface in fluid saturated porous half spaces has been deduced
and discussed. A special case of interest has also been deduced from the present investigation.
It is found that amplitude ratios of the reflected and transmitted waves are affected by the
stiffness of the media.
Keywords: porous; amplitude ratios; reflection; transmission; normal stiffness; transverse stiffness
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