**International
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics**

**Volume 2, Number 1-2 (2007)
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CONTENTS*

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**Direct
shearing of granular media: experimental analysis on real and analogical
materials

pp.
1-15

**Authors:
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Khedidja.
Ait Mokhtar, Jerome. Fortin, Nadir.Laradi and N.E.Abriak
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**Effect
of External Constraint on Buckling Behavior of Welded Thin Shells

pp.
17-28

**Authors:
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S.
Ziaee, M.H. Kadivar and K. Jafarpur
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**Few
Exact Solutions for Unsteady Viscous Flows

pp.
29-37

**Authors:
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Muhammad
R. Mohyuddin, Ahmad Faris Ismail and M.Azram*

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**Shear
Waves Due To A Point Source In Fibre-Reinforced Medium

pp.
39-50

**Authors:
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A.
Chattopadhyay, R. L. K. Venkateswarlu and Pato Kumari*

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**Modified
Quarter Point Finite Element: Mathematical and Numerical Approaches

pp.
51-58

**Authors:
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Abdelaziz
Yazid, Abou-bekr Nabil and Hamouine Abd El Madjid*

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**Axisymmetric
Dynamic Buckling of FGM Shallow Spherical Caps

pp.
59-70

**Authors:
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Sompon
Taeprasartsit and Katsumi Tao*

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**Development
and Characterization of Natural (Palmyra) Fibre Reinforced Composite

pp.
71-80

**Authors:
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K.M.Gupta
and Arunesh K Srivastava*

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**Palmyra
(Natural Fibre) and Glass (Synthetic Fibre) Reinforced Hybrid Composite

pp.
81-88

**Authors:
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K.M.Gupta
and Arunesh K Srivastava*

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**Analytic
approximations for unsteady boundary-layer flow adjacent to permeable
stretching surface in a porous medium

pp.
89-97

**Authors:
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A.
El-Nahhas
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**A
Study of Forced Boundary Layer Self-Similarity by means of DNS

pp.
99-112** **

**Authors:
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M.J.
Maghrebi, A.Zarghami and M.Feizabadi Farahani*

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**Mounted
in a Horizontal Channel Mixed Convection Air Cooling of Electronic
Components

pp.
113-125

**Authors:
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A.
Hamouche and R. Bessa?h
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