By Biswajit Banerjee
Requiring no complex wisdom of wave propagation, An advent to Metamaterials and Waves in Composites makes a speciality of theoretical elements of metamaterials, periodic composites, and layered composites. The booklet supplies newcomers a platform from which they could begin exploring the topic in additional detail.
After introducing techniques on the topic of elasticity, acoustics, and electrodynamics in media, the textual content provides aircraft wave options to the equations that describe elastic, acoustic, and electromagnetic waves. It examines the aircraft wave enlargement of assets in addition to scattering from curved interfaces, in particular spheres and cylinders. the writer then covers electrodynamic, acoustic, and elastodynamic metamaterials. He additionally describes examples of ameliorations, facets of acoustic cloaking, and purposes 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 powerful 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 buildings. 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 study into elastic and acoustic metamaterials. a number of the principles offered haven't begun to be learned experimentally―the e-book encourages readers to discover those principles and convey them to technological maturity.