Ultrasonics. A subject with applications across all the basic sciences, engineering, medicine, and oceanography, yet even the broader topic of acoustics is now rarely offered at undergraduate levels. Ultrasonics is addressed primarily at the doctoral level, and texts appropriate for beginning graduate students or newcomers to the field are virtuall

chapter 1|14 pages

Ultrasonics: An Overview

chapter 2|24 pages

Introduction to Vibrations and Waves

chapter 3|20 pages

Bulk Waves in Fluids

chapter 4|18 pages

1A Short Introduction to Tensors

chapter 5|14 pages

Bulk Acoustic Waves in Solids

chapter 8|18 pages

Rayleigh Waves

chapter 9|14 pages

Lamb Waves

chapter 10|28 pages

Acoustic Waveguides

chapter 11|14 pages

Crystal Acoustics

chapter 13|44 pages

Acoustic Sensors

chapter 14|32 pages

Acoustic Microscopy

chapter 15|32 pages

Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Materials

chapter 16|18 pages

Special Topics

chapter 17|28 pages

Cavitation and Sonoluminescence