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  • 9:15 PM, Saturday, 16 Oct 2021

Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE499
Subject Title Elastic Wave Propagation in Solids


Review of vibration of structural elements – one-dimensional motion in elastic media – discrete Fourier transform – spectral finite element method – standing waves – flexural waves in beams and plates – torsional waves in shafts – guided waves – structural health monitoring using wave propagation.

Text Books

1. Rose, J. L., Ultrasonic Waves in Solid Media, Cambridge Univ. Press (1999).

2. Rose, J. L., Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Solid Media, Cambridge Univ. Press (2014).

3. Achenbach, J. D., Wave Propagation in Elastic Solids, Elsevier (1973).

4. Graff, K. F., Wave Motion in Elastic Solids, Dover (1991).