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Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Solid Media

  • Date Published: August 2014
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107048959

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  • Ultrasonic guided waves in solid media have become a critically important subject in nondestructive testing and structural health monitoring, as new faster, more sensitive, and more economical ways of looking at materials and structures have become possible. This book will lead to fresh creative ideas for use in new inspection procedures. Although the mathematics is sometimes sophisticated, the book can also be read by managers without detailed understanding of the concepts as it can be read from a 'black box' point of view. Overall, the material presented on wave mechanics - in particular, guided wave mechanics - establishes a framework for the creative data collection and signal processing needed to solve many problems using ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation and structural health monitoring. The book can be used as a reference in ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation by professionals and as a textbook for seniors and graduate students. This work extends the coverage of Rose's earlier book Ultrasonic Waves in Solid Media.

    • Contains problems and corresponding solutions manual
    • Can be used as a reference or textbook, and presents theoretical and practical aspects of the topic
    • Will bring students up to date with the latest breakthroughs in ultrasonic guided waves
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    • Date Published: August 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107048959
    • length: 530 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 182 x 29 mm
    • weight: 1.13kg
    • contains: 390 b/w illus. 35 tables 334 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    1. Introduction
    2. Dispersion principles
    3. Unbounded isotropic and anisotropic media
    4. Reflection and refraction
    5. Oblique incidence
    6. Waves in plates
    7. Surface and subsurface waves
    8. Finite element method for guided wave mechanics
    9. The semi-analytical finite element method (SAFE)
    10. Guided waves in hollow cylinders
    11. Circumferential guided waves
    12. Guided waves in layered structures
    13. Source influence on guided wave excitation
    14. Horizontal shear
    15. Guided waves in anisotropic media
    16. Guided wave phased arrays in piping
    17. Guided waves in viscoelastic media
    18. Ultrasonic vibrations
    19. Guided wave array transducers
    20. Introduction to guided wave nonlinear methods
    21. Guided wave imaging methods
    Appendix A: ultrasonic nondestructive testing principles, analysis and display technology
    Appendix B: basic formulas and concepts in the theory of elasticity
    Appendix C: physically based signal processing concepts for guided waves
    Appendix D: guided wave mode and frequency selection tips.

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    Joseph L. Rose, Pennsylvania State University
    Dr Joseph L. Rose is the Paul Morrow Professor in the Engineering Science and Mechanics Department at Pennsylvania State University. He is also Chief Scientist and President of FBS, Inc., a company dedicated to technology transfer, product development, and consulting on ultrasonic guided waves in nondestructive evaluation and structural health monitoring. He received his PhD from Drexel University in 1970. He is the author of twenty patents, four textbooks, and more than 600 scholarly articles, most focused on ultrasonics. He has served as principal adviser to more than 60 PhD and 150 MS students, and is a fellow of ASNT, ASME, IEEE, and the British Society for Nondestructive Testing. Dr Rose has also received many awards, including the SPIE Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of sustained contributions to the advancement of nondestructive evaluation and structural health monitoring in 2011, the Penn State University Graduate Teaching Award in 2012, and the distinction of being a finalist in the Discover magazine award for innovation in aviation and aerospace in 1995.

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