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MAE Karen Ehlers, Ed.D.
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EML 6934: WAVE PROPAGATION IN SOLIDS (3 CREDITS):
Syllabus

  • Introduction

  • Review of vectors and tensors

  • Stress at a point

  • Strains

  • Balance Laws

  • Linear elastic laws for isotropic and orthotropic materials

  • Derivation of fundamental elastic wave equations

  • Planar wave propagation in composite materials

  • Elastic stiffness and compliances of composite materials

  • Derivation of longitudinal wave speed in a homogenous isotropic rod

  • Examination of the two bar impact problem

  • Derivation of longitudinal wave speed in a composite rod

  • Discussion of a wave through half space

  • Reflection and transmission of oblique incident waves.

  • Discussion of spall experiments.

  • Discussion of Split-Hopkinson Pressure bar tests

  • Introduction to the use of potential functions in deriving wave equations

  • Derivation of the wave equations at a solid/vacuum interface

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