University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm 645: Wave Propagation in Elastic Solids

General information

Course description: Formulation and solution of the wave propagation problem in an unbounded isotropic medium. Study of the reflection-refraction, mode conversion problem at a plane interface. Discussion of Rayleigh, Love, and general surface waves. Wave propagation in a bounded isotropic medium. Simulation techniques of wave procedures using analytical implementations, finite element models, and finite difference technique. Engineering applications in Nondestructive Evaluation and Structural Health Monitoring.
Credit hours: 3 credits
Course Category: Master Degree Course, Ph.D Course
Terms offered: Spring, Fall