By Professor Leonid M. Brekhovskikh, Dr. Oleg A. Godin (auth.)
This monograph is dedicated to the systematic presentation of the idea of sound wave propagation in layered constructions. those buildings should be man-made, similar to ultrasonic filters, lenses, surface-wave hold up strains, or ordinary media, corresponding to the sea and the ambience, with their marked horizontal stratification. A similar challenge is the propagation of elastic (seismic) waves within the earth's crust those issues were handled fairly thoroughly within the e-book by means of L. M. Brek hovskikh, Waves in Layered Media, the English model of the second one variation of which was once released by way of educational Press in 1980. because of growth in experimental and laptop expertise it has turn into attainable to research the impact of things corresponding to medium movement and density stratification upon the propagation of sound waves. a lot realization has been paid to propagation thought in near-stratified media, Le. , media with small deviations from strict stratification. fascinating effects have additionally been got within the fields of acoustics which have been formerly thought of to be "completely" built. For those purposes, and in addition as a result of the influx of researchers from the similar fields of physics and arithmetic, the circle of people and learn teams engaged within the examine of sound propagation has really improved. as a result, the looks of a brand new precis assessment of the sphere of acoustics of layered media has turn into hugely fascinating. on account that Waves in Layered Media grew to become particularly well known, we now have attempted to hold its confident gains and normal structure.
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5]. 6 Moving Layers. Impedanee of Harmonie Waves in Moving Media The problem of plane-wave reflection from moving discretely inhomogeneous layered media includes much more interesting physical phenomena than the case of media at rest. In particular, the reflection and transmission coefficients depend not only on the incidence angle but also on the orientation of the incidence plane relative to the flow direction. Moreover, in some cases as we shall see below, the reflection coefficient may be greater than unity.
5). Again the plane of incidence is the xz-plane. 7) and M. 6) C' J The factor exp [ikjx(1 + Mj sin Bj)-l sin Bj - iwt] common to all the layers is omitted. One also has, in this notation, ß. 7) We see that the flow influences the sound propagation only through the projection of the vector Vo(z) upon the phase propagation direction of the wave. The angles Bj in different layers are related to eaeh other by the condition that the phase velocities of waves propagation along all the horizontal boundaries be equal.
Indeed, setting Z~) = Zt. 1) wbere the following notations are used 8j = tan