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Book Announcement | ASA Press
ASA Press is a meritorious imprint of the Acoustical Society ics problem and focus on different analytical derivations, the
of America in collaboration with the major international present volume emphasizes NDE applications over detailed
publisher Springer Science + Business Media. All new books 3-n31Yne9-1 derivannn-V The introductorv Ch3Pte1' Presents the
that are published with the ASA Press imprint will he an- nlndamentals in 3 ‘nanne1:3eee_55ib1e to anyone with  un‘
nounced in Acoustics Today. Individuals who have ideas for dergmduete degree 1” Engmeermg or Physles and equips the
books should feel free to Contact the ASA Publications Ofiice, reader  an of the neeeeeary baekgreund to underetand
ASAP . . . . . . . the remaining chapters. Tlus self—contained volume will be
ublications@acoust1calsociety.org, to discuss their ideas. _ _
a valuable reference to graduate students through practising
 researchersinEngineering, Materials Science, and Physics.
Nonlinear Ultrasonic About the Editor ] Tribikrarn Kundu is a Professor in the De-
and Vibr-o-Acoustical P3Fflt1m°IIJ1t_°f Civil 1%r:§ifIeering];*ndKEn§1in:lerins 1:;IeC1_1ami'fciS
.__.W_“ WNW . at e niversity o rizona. r. un u as ma e sign —
llIillelllil‘li"ell":”llKe| Technlques f°_r cant and original contributions in both basic and applied
;vji‘l'”‘_‘l<:‘i Hit’ Nandestructlve research in nondestructive testing (NDT) and structu.ral
l M J i Eva|uatign health monitoring (SHM) by ultrasonic and electromagnetic
_ _ ikr d techniques. His fundamental research interests are monitor-
‘ « giuerf Tllftllezo lagm Ken u ing the health of existing and new structures by ultrasonic
publisher 5 fin er Intplgllgti al P blishm and other NDT techniques. His research requires knowledge
H d ' IPSBIEWS 3e 31: 34474116 g of elastic wave propagation in multi—layered solids, fracture
at cover: ' ' ' ' mechanics computational mechanic geo- and biomechan—
Edition Number: 1 . ’ . ’ . . .
ics. He has collaborated extensively with international and
Number of Pages: X_IV’ 759 _ U.S. scientists. He has spent 28 months in the Department of
Number of Illustrations and Tables: 138 black and white Bi O10 gy ].W Goethe University Frankfurt Germany first as
musfrefione’ 323_ce1°r mustfations an Alexiinder Von Humboldt Fellow and then as a Huhiboldt
Tomes‘. Engmeermg Acoustics Research Prize winner. He is a Fellow of the Acoustical So-
- Represents the first book on nonlinear acoustical tech— Ciet)’ 0fAmeI‘iCa-
niques for NDE applications
- Emphasizes applications of nonlinear acoustical techniques
- Presents the fundamental physics and mathematics behind ‘ Underwater
nonlinear acoustical phenomenon in a simple, easily un- 1  Acaustlc
derstoodmanner Undeiwatei signal Processing
o Eovers a vartietyofpopullar Ng)E techniques based on non- N éroustit Signal Modeling, Detection, and
inear acous ics in a sing e Vo ume  rotessnig ‘ Estimation
This multi-contributed volume provides a practical, appli- C . . Author Don las A Abraham
cations—focused introduction to nonlinear acoustical tech- ‘ Series_ ivlodefn Acéustics and Si Hal
niques for nondestructive evaluation. Compared to linear   Procegsin g
techniques, nonlinear acoustical/ultrasonic techniques are Co i ht_ 2019 g
much more sensitive to micro—cracks and other types of P he ' . . 31 b1. h.
, , , u s er: Springer Internation Pu 15 mg
small distributed damages. Most materials and structures Hardcover ISBN 978_3_319_92981_1
exhibit nonlinear behavior due to the formation of dislo- . '
I N: 2364-4915
cation and micro—cracks from fatigue or other types of re- lsaiflltis SS
. , _ on Number: 1
petitive loadings well before detectable macro-cracks are Number “Pages: XXXH 826
formed. Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) tools that have Number of Illustrations gmd Tables_ 76 black and white
been developed based on nonlinear acoustical techniques in . . . '
_ _ _ _ ustrations, 113 color illustrations
are capable of providing early warnings about the possi- , . .
bility of structural failure before detectable macro-cracks Topics: Signal’ Image and Speech Pmcessmg
are formed. This book presents the full range of nonlin- - Offers a balanced presentation of the theory and applica-
ear acoustical techniques used today for NDE. The expert tion of signal detection in underwater acoustics
chapters cover both theoretical and experimental aspects, - Addresses a broad audience of practicing sonar engineers,
but always with an eye towards applications. Unlike other students, and researchers in underwater acoustic signal
titles currently available, which treat nonlinearity as a phys- processing
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