Ultrasonic Waves in Solid Media

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 16, 2004 - Science - 454 pages
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Ultrasonic wave techniques are used increasingly in areas ranging from non-destructive inspection of materials to medical diagnosis. This book brings together basic physics and modern applications. It explains the physical principles of wave propagation and then relates them to ultrasonic wave mechanics and the more recent guided wave techniques that are used to inspect and evaluate aircraft, power plants, and pipelines in chemical processing plants. Among topics covered are wave propagation in plates, rods, hollow cylinders, and multiple layers in solid and composite materials; reflection and refraction; surface and subsurface waves; and horizontal shear wave propagation. Appendices provide background information on ultrasonic non-destructive testing, elasticity theory, and complex variables, and key wave propagation experiments. The text is amplified with numerous examples, laboratory experiments, and homework exercises. Graduate students, researchers, and practising engineers will find Ultrasonic Waves in Solid Media an invaluable reference to this active field.
 

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Contents

Dispersion Principles
5
Unbounded Isotropic and Anisotropic Media
24
Reflection and Refraction
40
Oblique Incidence
54
Wave Scattering
82
Surface and Subsurface Waves
90
Waves in Plates
101
Interface Waves
132
Waves in an Anisotropic Layer
262
Elastic Constant Determination
272
Waves in Viscoelastic Media
288
Stress Influence
299
Introduction to Boundary Element Modeling
308
Appendix A Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing Principles Analysis
335
Appendix B Basic Formulas and Concepts in the Theory of Elasticity
358
Complex Variables
368

Waves in Rods
143
Waves in Hollow Cylinders
154
Guided Waves in Multiple Layers
177
Source Influence
200
Horizontal Shear
241
Schlieren Imaging and Dynamic Photoelasticity
396
Appendix E Key Wave Propagation Experiments
400
Bibliography
439
Index
451
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