Ultrasound and Elastic Waves: Frequently Asked Questions

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Mai 2002



Ultrasound has found an increasing number of applications due to greatly increased computing power. Ultrasound devices are often preferred over other devices because of their lower cost, portability, and non-invasive nature. This book contains appendices, useful formulas and their derivations, technical details of relevant theories and FAQs.


List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments 1 Introduction 2 Definitions and Background 3 Wave Propagation Concepts 4 Wave Interactions 5 Hardware: Equipment Concepts 6 Software: Data Processing App. 1 Stress, Strain, and Elasticity (Also Vectors and Tensors) App. 2 The Generalized Hooke's Law App. 3 States of Stress or Strain in Waves App. 4 Balance of Forces and Newton's Law of Inertia App. 5 Theory of Wave Propagation App. 6 Solutions to the Wave Equations App. 7 Dispersion, Group Velocity App. 8 Transducer Beam Forming App. 9 Solutions for Anisotropy App. 10 Oblique Interactions between Waves and Boundaries App. 11 Lateral Stress and Strain in Rods under Axial Loads App. 12 Bending Waves in Beams and Plates App. 13 Time-Domain Analysis References Index


Dr. Lempriere is a retired aerospace engineer with expertise in the mechanical properties and behavior of materials. He worked for 33 years in the aerospace industry at both Boeing and Lockheed.


"Ultrasound and Elastic Waves" is interesting for use as an introduction and reference for non-specialists and newcomers in the field. Friedrich Kremer, Universitaet Leipzig
EAN: 9780124433458
ISBN: 0124433456
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 350 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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