By Woon Siong Gan

ISBN-10: 0470661607

ISBN-13: 9780470661604

The know-how of acoustical imaging has complex quickly during the last sixty years, and now represents a worldly method utilized to a variety of fields together with non-destructive checking out, scientific imaging, underwater imaging and SONAR, and geophysical exploration. Acoustical Imaging: recommendations and purposes for Engineers introduces the elemental physics of acoustics and acoustical imaging, sooner than progressing to extra complex themes equivalent to 3D and 4D imaging, elasticity thought, gauge invariance estate of acoustic equation of movement and acoustic metamaterials. the writer attracts jointly different applied sciences in sonar, seismic and ultrasound imaging, highlighting the similarities among subject components and their universal underlying theory.

Key features:

  • Comprehensively covers the entire vital purposes of acoustical imaging.
  • Introduces the gauge invariance estate of acoustic equation of movement, with purposes within the elastic constants of isotropic solids, time reversal acoustics, unfavorable refraction, double destructive acoustical metamaterial and acoustical cloaking.
  • Contains brand new remedies on newest theories of sound propagation in random media, together with statistical therapy and chaos theory.
  • Includes a bankruptcy dedicated to new acoustics in response to metamaterials, a box based by way of the writer, together with a brand new conception of elasticity and new conception of sound propagation in solids and fluids and great strength in different novel applications.

Covers the recent issues on acoustical imaging together with time reversal acoustics, detrimental refraction and acoustical cloaking.

Acoustical Imaging: options and purposes for Engineers is a finished reference on acoustical imaging and varieties a necessary source for engineers, researchers, senior undergraduate and graduate students.

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