By Woon Siong Gan

ISBN-10: 0470661607

ISBN-13: 9780470661604

The expertise of acoustical imaging has complicated quickly during the last sixty years, and now represents a cosmopolitan process utilized to quite a lot of fields together with non-destructive checking out, clinical imaging, underwater imaging and SONAR, and geophysical exploration. Acoustical Imaging: thoughts and purposes for Engineers introduces the fundamental physics of acoustics and acoustical imaging, prior to progressing to extra complicated subject matters 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 functions 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, unfavourable refraction, double damaging acoustical metamaterial and acoustical cloaking.
  • Contains modern remedies on most modern theories of sound propagation in random media, together with statistical therapy and chaos theory.
  • Includes a bankruptcy dedicated to new acoustics in keeping with metamaterials, a box based through the writer, together with a brand new idea of elasticity and new thought of sound propagation in solids and fluids and super strength in numerous novel applications.

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

Acoustical Imaging: thoughts and functions for Engineers is a entire reference on acoustical imaging and kinds a worthwhile source for engineers, researchers, senior undergraduate and graduate students.

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