Dynamic Localization Phenomena in Elasticity, Acoustics and Electromagnetism, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3709116198
  • ISBN-13: 9783709116197
  • DDC: 531.1133
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Properties of wave localization play a decisive role both in applications of engineered microstructures and in the detection of cracks and flaws. The papers in this volume give an introduction into a variety of interrelated dynamic localization phenomena occurring in elasticity, acoustics and electromagnetism. In particular, these involve surface and edge waves and also trapped modes localized near defects, shape changes and the edges of elongated waveguides. The effects of layering, prestress, anisotropy, periodic microstructures as well as various multi-field phenomena are addressed with reference to underlying industrial problems. The essential and up-to-date numerical, asymptotic, and analytical techniques are covered as well as relevant continuum theories that are required to make progress in, and understand wave localization and allied effects. A major focus is on a qualitative physical insight into the mechanisms of dynamic localization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter: Part 1.
Other Frontmatter: Part 2.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Modelling Microstructured Media: Periodic Systems and Effective Media.
2: Multiscale Models of Electromagnetic and Plasmonic Metamaterials.
3: Explicit Models for Surface, Interfacial and Edge Waves.
4: Elastodynamic End Effects in Structural Mechanics.
5: Trapped Modes and Edge Resonances in Acoustics and Elasticity.
6: Surface Waves in Elastic Half Spaces Coated with Crystalline Films.