ECE 545 - Advanced Physical Acoustics

Semesters Offered

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.

Subject Area

Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and Acoustics

Course Director

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