PHYS 598 EW - Elastic Waves

Fall 2015

Elastic WavesPHYS598EW50248L141100 - 1220 M W  222 Loomis Laboratory Richard L Weaver

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in physics intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Linear waves in homogeneous and inhomogeneous solid elastic media. Topics covered include: Propagation and generation in rods, in thin plates, homogeneous half spaces, layered half spaces, and guided waves in thick plates. Scattering, and Multiple scattering. Diffuse waves, and equipartition. At the level of Graff?s "Wave Motion in Elastic Solids.?