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Handbook of Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, Four-Volume Set - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124457607, 9780080924250

Handbook of Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, Four-Volume Set

1st Edition

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Editors: Moises Levy Henry Bass Richard Stern
eBook ISBN: 9780080924250
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th October 2000
Page Count: 1959
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Sound waves propagate through galactic space, through two-dimensional solids, through biological systems, through normal and dense stars, and through everything that surrounds us; the earth, the sea, and the air. We use sound to locate objects, to identify objects, to understand processes going on in nature, to communicate, and to entertain. The elastic properties of materials determine the velocity of sound in them and tell us about their response to stresses something which is very important when we are trying to construct, manufacture, or create something with any material.

The Handbook of Elastic Properties of Materials will provide these characteristics for almost everything whose elastic properties has ever been measured or deduced in a concise and approachable manner.

Leading experts will explain the significance of the elastic properties as they relate to intrinsic microscopic behavior, to manufacturing, to construction, or to diagnosis. They will discuss the propagation of sound in newly discovered or created materials, and in common materials which are being investigated with a fresh outlook. The Handbook will provide the reader with the elastic properties of the common and mundane, the novel and unique, the immense and the microscopic, and the exhorbitantly dense and the ephemeral.. You will also find the measurement. And theoretical techniques that have been developed and invented in order to extract these properties from a reluctant nature and recalcitrant systems.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Solids, liquids and gases covered in one handbook

  • Articles by experts describing insights developed over long and Illustrious careers
  • Properties of esoteric substances, such as normal and dense stars, superfluid helium three, fullerness, two dimensional solids, extraterrestial substances, gems and planetary atmospheres
  • Properties of common materials such as food, wood used for musical instruments, paper, cement, and cork
  • Modern dynamic elastic properties measurement techniques


University, industrial, and government libraries serving engineering and research personnel working in acoustics, materials science.

Table of Contents

Volume:1 Methods for Measuring the Elastic Properties of Solids

Volume Editors: Professor Arthur.G. Every Physics Department University of the Witwatersrand PO Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa Tel. +27-11-716-2141 Fax: +27-11-339-8262

Professor Wolfgang Sachse Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 Tel. +1-607-255-5065 (secretary: 255-5062) ; Fax: +1-607-255-9179)

Elastodynamical Principles in the Measurement of Elastic Constants: Every and Sachse

Pulse Superposition, Pulse Echo Overlap and Related Techniques: Dr Emmanuel P. Papadakis

Ultrasonic Through Transmission Methods to Measure Complex Stiffness Moduli of Composite Materials: Professor Bernard Hosten Bordeaux I University

Ultrasonic Techniques at Low Temperatures and High Magnetic Fields Dr Bimal K Sarma Physics Department University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Point-source/Point-receiver Green's Function Methods: Every, Sachse, Kim Dr K.Y. Kim Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Cornell University

MR Elastography Tentative authors: McCracken, Oliphant, Greenleaf, Ehman. MAYO CLINIC

Gated Interferometry: Dr. Mark McKenna RITEC, INC.

Laser Controlled Surface Acoustic Waves: Professor Dr Peter Hess University of Heidelberg,

Acoustic Microscopy Dr Sridhar Canumalla and Dr Lawrence Kessler Sonoscan Inc.

Acoustic Microscopy of Layered Anisotropic Solids Dr Pavel Zinin Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology University of Hawaii

Scanning Probe Methods for Measurements and Mapping of Local Elastic Properties: Dr Oleg Kolosov Department of Materials University of Oxford

Waves in Plates: Professor Mahir Sayir Institute of Mechanics ETH-Zentrum

Waves in Rods and Thin Cylindrical Shells: Professor Jürg Dual Institute of Mechanics ETH-Zentrum

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS): Dr. Albert Migliori, T.W. Darling and J.P. Baiardo Los Alamos National Laboratory

RUS under Pressure and at High Temperatures? Professor Donald G. Isaak University of California at Los Angeles Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

EMAT Techniques: Dr George A Alers and Dr Hirotsugu Ogi Materials Reliability Division NIST

Plate Modes: Prof. Dr. S. Haussuehl Universitaet zu Koeln

Torsional and Flexural Vibrations of Rods: Professor Dr.-Ing. Hans G. Sockel Institut fur Werkstoffwissenschaften LS 1 Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg Dr. Wolfgang Hermann Siemens AG,

Brillouin Scattering from Bulk Acoustic Waves: Dr Marcos Grimsditch Materials Science Division Argonne National Laboratory

Surface Brillouin Scattering: Professor J.Darrell Comins Physics Department University of the Witwatersrand,

Schaefer-Bergmann Method: Prof. Dr. S. Haussuehl Universitaet zu Koeln

Neutron Scattering: Dr. C. Stassis Iowa State University

X-ray Diffraction and Scattering: Prof. Emil Zolotoyabko Department of Materials Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Measurements as a Function of Pressure and Temperature Prof. William A. Bassett Department of Geological Sciences Cornell University

Third Order Elastic Constants: Professor Mack Breazeale National Center for Physical Acoustics The University of Mississippi

Volume II. Elastic Properties of Solids Editor: Dr. Moises Levy Technical Editor: Libby Furr

Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Elastic Constants Dr. Moises Levy 941-403-7265 Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin 4401 Gulf Shore Blvd Naples, FL 34103

Chapter 2. The Microscopic Theory of Elastic Constants Dr. Leon Slutsky 206-543-1685 University of Washington Department of Chemistry Box 351700 Seattle, Washington 98195

Chapter 3. Elasticity of Oxides and Ionics Professor Lars Stixrude 734-647-9071 University of Michigan Department of Geological Sciences 425 E. University Avenue 2534 C.C. Little Bldg. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063

Chapter 4. Elastic Properties of Solid Inert Gases Dr. John Beamish Univ. of Alberta Department of Physics Edmonton, AB TG-G2j1 Canada

Cornell University Department of Physics Clark Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-2501

Chapter 5. Elastic Properties of Ice Dr. Robert E. Gagnon Dr. Stephen J. Jones 709-772-2475 Institute of Marine Dynamics National Research Council of Canada Post Office Box 12093, Station A St. John's NF, A1B 3T5 CANADA

Chapter 6. Elastic Properties of Quasi Crystals Dr. Julian D Maynard. Jr. 814-865-6353 Pennsylvania State University 0330 Davey Laboratory University Park, PA 16802

Chapter 7. Elastic Properties of Low Dimensional Materials Professor Joseph Brill 606-257-4670 University of Kentucky Department of Physics and Astronomy Lexington, KY 40506-0055

Chapter 8. Semiconductors Professor Pasquale Pavone +49-941-9432048 Institute fuer Theoretische Physik Universitaet Regensburg D-93040 Regensburg Germany

Dieter Strauch

Chapter 9. Conventional and Unconventional Superconductors Dr. Bimal K. Sarma 414-229-6336 Univ. Wisconsin at Milwaukee P.O. BOX 413 Physics Bldg 410E MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN 53201

Chapter 10. Elastic Moduli of Iron Alloys Dr. Emanuel Papadakis 717-355-9809 Quality System Concepts, Inc. 379 Diem Woods Drive New Holland, PA 17557-8800

Chapter 11. Elastic Constants of Aluminum Alloys Dr. Richard Stiffler 412-795-0136 R.C. Stiffler and Associates

Chapter 12. Elastic Properties of Glasses Dr. Charles Kurkjian H 908-647-0227

Chapter 13. Elastic Properties of Polymers Bruce Hartmann 301-227-5654 Naval Surface Warfare Center 9500 MacArthur Boulevard West Bechesda, MD 20817-5700

Chapter 14. Elastic Properties of Porous Materials Dr. James Sabatier Dr. Craig Hickey 662-915-5889 University of Mississippi Coliseum Drive University, MS 38677

Biological Materials:

Chapter 15a. Elastic Properties of Soft Tissue Dr. Armen Sarvazyan 609-333-0710 Artann Laboratories 1 Riva Avenue North Brunswick, NJ 08902-4731

Chapter 15b. Elastic Properties of Hard Tissue Dr. Sidney Lees 617-262-5200 Forsyth Dental Center 140 Fenway Boston, MA 02115

Professor Peter P. Antich University of Texas in Dallas Dept of Radiology Southwestern Medical Center 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas TX 75235-9058

Professor Shreefal Mehta University of Texas in Dallas Dept of Radiology Southwestern Medical Center 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas TX 75235-9058

Professor J. Lawrence Katz Case Western Reserve University Dept of Biomedial Eng'g 10900 Euclid Avenue Cleveland OH 44106-7207

Chapter 15c. Elastic Properties of Carbonate Hard Tissue Dr. Julian Vincent +44 (0)118 931 8418 Centre for Biomimetics The University of Reading Whiteknights Reading Berkshire RG6 6AH United Kingdom

Chapter 16. Elastic Properties of Wood and Forest Products Professor Mick Peterson 207-581-2129 Mechanical Engineering Department Fort Collins, CO 80523

Chapter 17. Elastic Properties of Composites Dr. Ronald L. Kline 619-594-6067 San Diego State University College of Engineering 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, California 92182-1323

Chapter 18. Elastic Moduli of Concrete Professor Paulo J. Monteiro 510-643-8251 University of California, Berkeley Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 725 Davis Hall Berkeley, CA 94720-1710

**Chapter 19. Elastic Properties of Fullerines Professor Alex Zettl 510-642-4939 Univ. of California at Berkley Physics Department 132 LeConte Berkeley, CA 94720-7300

Chapter 20. Elastic Properties of Crystalline Quartz Arthur Ballato Vincent Rosati US Army CECOM RDEC AMSEL-RD-CS (Dr. Ballato) Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703-5201

Chapter 21. Elastic Properties of Paper Dr. Douglas Coffin Institute of Paper Science & Technology 500 10th Street Atlanta, GA 30318

**Chapter 22. Elastic Properties of Ceramic-like Material Dr. Albert Migliori 505-667-2515 Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Veerle Keppens 662-915-7428 University of Mississippi NCPA Coliseum Drive University, MS 38677

**Chapter 23. Elastic Constants in Soft Condensed Matter Professor Paul Chaikin 609-258-4338 Princeton University Physics Department 321 Jadwin Hall Princeton, NJ 08544

Chapter 24. Elastic Properties of Food Dr. Malcom J.W. Povey Dr. Jack Lamb The University of Leeds +44-113-233-2963

Earth Sciences:

Chapter 25. Elastic Properties of Minerals and Planetary Objects Dr. Donald G. Isaak H 805-492-7095 310-825-3565 UCLA Geophysics 405 Hilgard Ave. Box 951361 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1361

Chapter 26. Thermoelastic Parameters of Solids Dr. Orson Anderson 310-825-2386 UCLA Department IGPP 4851 Slichter Box 951361 mail code: 156704 adm code: 2090 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1361

Chapter 27. The Elastic Structure of Deep Earth Mantle and Core Professor Michael J. Brown 206-543-9419 University of Washington Geophysics 208A Atmospheric Sciences-Geophysics 264A Johnson Hall

Chapter 28. Rock and Earth's Crust Richard Carlson 409-845-1398 Texas A&M University 309 Halbouty Geosciences Building Texas A&M University Geophysics MailStop: 3364 College Station, Texas 77843

Volume III. Elastic Properties of Liquids Editors: Dr. Dipen Sinha Dr. Moises Levy

**Chapter 1. Measurement Techniques in Liquids Dr. Dipen N. Sinha 1 505 667 0062 Los Alamos National Laboratory MST-11, MD D429 Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

Chapter 2. Liquid Helium 3 Dr. Haruo Kojima 732-445-3875 Rutgers University Physics 136 Frelinghuysen Piscataway, NJ 08854

Chapter 3. Liquid Helium 4 Dr. Julian D Maynard. Jr. 814-865-6353 0330 DAVEY LABORATORY UNIVERSITY PARK, PA 16802

Chapter 4. Liquid Crystals Dr. Philippe Martinoty Labo. De Dynamique Des Fluides Complexes 4, rue Blaise Pascal 67070 Strasbourg CEDEX

**Chapter 5. Fundamental Acoustic Properties of Bubbly Liquids Dr. Andrea Prosperetti 410-516-8534 John Hopkins University Mechanical Engineering 122 Latrobe Hall 34th and Charles Streets Baltimore, MD 21218

Chapter 6. Acoustic Velocities in Earth Liquids Dr. Manika Prasad 650-723-8547 Stanford University Geophysics Department 397 Panama Mall Stanford, California 94305-2215

Professor Amos Nur

650-723-9526 Stanford University Director of SRB Project & Professor of Geophysics 397 Panama Mall, Mitchell Building, 359 Stanford, California 94305-2215

Chapter 7. Acoustic Velocities in Fluid Saturated Earth Materials SAME AS 6

Chapter 8. Acoustic Microscopy of Earth Material SAME AS 6

Volume IV - Velocity of Sound in Gases Editors: Dr. Richard Raspet Dr. Moises Levy

**Chapter 1. Introduction to Elastic Constants in Gases Dr. Henry E. Bass; Dr. Doug Shields; 662-915-5840 University of Mississippi NCPA Coliseum Drive University, Mississippi 38677

**Chapter 2. Elastic Properties of Organic Gases Moldover, Michael R. Dr. 301-975-2459 Physical and Chemical Properties Division (838) Physics Building (221), Room A103 NIST 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8380 Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8380

**Chapter 3. Measurement Techniques in Gases Moldover, Michael R. Dr. 301-975-2459 Physical and Chemical Properties Division (838) Physics Building (221), Room A103 NIST 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8380 Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8380

**Chapter 4 Elastic Properties of Numerous Gases Friend, Daniel G. 303-497-5424 Physical and Chemical Properties Division (838) Cryogenic (2), Room 1014 NIST Mailcode 838.08 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80303

**Chapter 5. Elastic Properties of 10 Gases F.W. Giacobbe Chicago Research Center Air Liquids 5230 South East Avenue Countryside, IL 60525

Chapter 6. Properties of Normal Stars Dr. Sarbani Basu 609-734-8020 Princeton University Institute for Advanced Study Olden Lane Princeton, NJ 08540

Chapter 7. The Properties of Condensed Matter in White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars Professor Stewart Shapiro Dr. Shimulik Balberg 217-333-2807 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Loomis Laboratory of Physics 1110 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801-3080

Chapter 8 Sound Waves at Low Densities

Chapter 9 Density Waves in Galactic Space

Chapter 10 Sound Waves in Planetary Atmospheres


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About the Editors

Moises Levy

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, U.S.A.

Henry Bass

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Mississippi, U.S.A.

Richard Stern

Affiliations and Expertise

Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.


@qu:"All...chapters are of uniform excellance, and supported by extensive references and illustrations. Figures, equations and tables are presented in a thoroughly efficient manner making reference a pleasant task. The handbook is profitable and essential reading for researchers in the science and engineering community concerned with elastic property data." @source:--CURRENT ENGINEERING PRACTICE, HANDBOOK OF MACHINERY DYNAMICS, Vol.43, Nos 2-3; July-August-September, 2000; October-November-December, 2000

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