By Biswajit Banerjee
Requiring no complicated wisdom of wave propagation, An creation to Metamaterials and Waves in Composites specializes in theoretical features of metamaterials, periodic composites, and layered composites. The ebook provides newbies a platform from which they could commence exploring the topic in additional detail.
After introducing thoughts concerning elasticity, acoustics, and electrodynamics in media, the textual content offers aircraft wave suggestions to the equations that describe elastic, acoustic, and electromagnetic waves. It examines the airplane wave enlargement of resources in addition to scattering from curved interfaces, particularly spheres and cylinders. the writer then covers electrodynamic, acoustic, and elastodynamic metamaterials. He additionally describes examples of alterations, features of acoustic cloaking, and functions of pentamode fabrics to acoustic cloaking. With a spotlight on periodic composites, the textual content makes use of the Bloch-Floquet theorem to discover the potent habit of composites within the quasistatic restrict, offers the quasistatic equations of elastodynamic and electromagnetic waves, and investigates Brillouin zones and band gaps in periodic constructions. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses wave propagation in easily various layered media, anisotropic density of a periodic layered medium, and quasistatic homogenization of laminates.
This e-book presents a release pad for examine into elastic and acoustic metamaterials. a few of the rules awarded haven't begun to be learned experimentally—the publication encourages readers to discover those rules and produce them to technological maturity.
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