ECE 545 - Advanced Physical Acoustics

Official Description

Advanced topics in acoustics including physical properties of a fluid; linear propagation phenomena; nonlinear phenomena such as radiation force, streaming, and harmonic generation; cavitation; absorption and dispersion. Course Information: Prerequisite: One of ECE 473, ECE 520, TAM 518.

Prerequisites

Credit in ECE 473 or ECE 520 or TAM 518

Subject Area

Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and Acoustics

Course Directors

Description

Advanced topics in acoustics including physical properties of a fluid; linear propagation phenomena; nonlinear phenomena such as radiation force, streaming, and harmonic generation; cavitation; and absorption and dispersion.

Notes

Same as TAM 515.

Topics

  • Linear propagation: physical properties of a fluid; linearized wave equation; sources; transient analysis; scattering theory
  • Nonlinear phenomena: nonlinear equations of motion; radiation force; streaming; harmonic generation; cavitation
  • Absorption and dispersion processes: classical; relaxational

Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Linear propagation: physical properties of a fluid; linearized wave equation; sources; transient analysis; scattering theory
  • Nonlinear phenomena: nonlinear equations of motion; radiation force; streaming; harmonic generation; cavitation
  • Absorption and dispersion processes: classical; relaxational

Same as TAM 515.

Texts

A.D. Pierce, Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications, Acoustical Society.

Collateral Reading:
P.M. Morse and K.V. Ingard, Theoretical Acoustics.
R.T. Beyer and S.V. Letcher, Physical Ultrasonics.
R.T. Beyer, Nonlinear Acoustics.

Last updated

2/13/2013