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Fundamentals and Applications of Ultrasonic Waves, Second Edition

Fundamentals and Applications of Ultrasonic Waves, Second Edition by J. David N. Cheeke
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Ultrasonics: An Overview


Ultrasonics in Nature

Historical Development

Physical Acoustics

Low-Frequency Bulk Acoustic Wave Applications

Surface Acoustic Waves

Piezoelectric Materials

High-Power Ultrasonics

Medical Ultrasonics


Underwater Acoustics and Seismology

Introduction to Vibrations and Waves


Wave Motion

Bulk Waves in Fluids

One-Dimensional Theory of Fluids

Three-Dimensional Model

Introduction to the Theory of Elasticity

A Short Introduction to Tensors

Strain Tensor

Stress Tensor

Thermodynamics of Deformation

Hooke’s Law

Other Elastic Constants

Bulk Acoustic Waves in Solids

1D Model of Solids

Wave Equation in Three Dimensions

Material Properties

Viscoelastic Solids

Finite Beams: Radiation, Diffraction, and Scattering



Focused Acoustic Waves

Radiation Pressure

Doppler Effect

Reflection and Transmission of Ultrasonic Waves at Interfaces


Reflection and Transmission at Normal Incidence

Oblique Incidence: Fluid–Fluid Interface

Fluid–Solid Interface

Solid–Solid Interface

Rayleigh Waves


Rayleigh Wave Propagation

Fluid-Loaded Surface

Lamb Waves

Potential Method for Lamb Waves

Fluid-Loading Effects

Acoustic Waveguides

Introduction: Partial Wave Analysis

Waveguide Equation: SH Modes

Lamb Waves

Rayleigh Waves

Layered Substrates

Multilayer Structures

Free Isotropic Cylinder

Waveguide Configurations

Crystal Acoustics


Group Velocity and Characteristic Surfaces


Cavitation and Sonoluminescence

Bubble Dynamics

Multibubble Sonoluminescence

Single Bubble SL

Bulk Acoustic Wave Transducers, Delay Lines, and Oscillators

Bulk Acoustic Wave Transducers

Bulk Acoustic Wave Delay Lines

Quartz Crystal Resonators

Silicon Oscillators

Surface Acoustic Wave Transducers, Analog Signal Processing, and Mobile Applications


Basic Components

Materials and Technology

Signal Processing

Saw Applications

Saw Wireless Communication to Coded Devices

Microacoustics: RF MEMS, FBAR, and CMUT


Overview of MEMS Technology



CMUT Capacitive Transducers

Acoustic Sensors

Thickness-Shear Mode Resonators

Saw Sensors

SH-Type Sensors

Flexural Plate Wave Sensors

CMUT Chem/Biosensor

FBAR Liquid Sensors

Thin-Rod Acoustic Sensors

Gravimetric Sensitivity Analysis and Comparison

Physical Sensing of Liquids

Chemical Gas Sensors

Taste Sensing: Electronic Tongue


Perspectives in Acoustic Sensors

Focused Beam Acoustic Microscopy



Acoustic Lens Design

Contrast Mechanisms and Quantitative Measurements

Applications of Acoustic Microscopy

Near-Field Acoustic Microscopy


Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Atomic Force Microscope

Ultrasonic AFM

Contact Resonance Force Microscopy

Mechanical Diode Effect Microscopy

Acoustic Wave Probe Microscopy

Other Probe Microscopies


Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials




Layered Structures


Thickness Gauging

Process Control

Structural Health Monitoring

Time Reversal Mirrors

Non/Loosely Contacting NDE Techniques

Laser Ultrasonics

Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers

Air-Coupled Transducers

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy


Appendix A: Bessel Functions

Appendix B: Acoustic Properties of Materials

Appendix C: Complementary Laboratory Experiments

CRC Press; June 2012
496 pages; ISBN 9781439854983
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