Physical Acoustics V5 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123956651, 9780323155939

Physical Acoustics V5

1st Edition

Principles and Methods

Editors: Warren P. Mason
eBook ISBN: 9780323155939
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 320
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Physical Acoustics: Principles and Methods, Volume V focuses on high frequency sound waves in liquids, solids, and gases, which are powerful tools for analyzing the molecular, domain wall, defect, and other types of motions that can take place in these media. This book discusses the measurements and techniques used for studying the effects of impurities on the anelastic properties of crystalline quartz.
Comprised of six chapters, this volume starts with an overview of the various effects that can take place when waves are propagated in solids subject to high magnetic fields. This text then discusses the velocity changes and attenuation in solid and liquid metals. Other chapters consider the transmission of sound waves in superconductors and explore the giant quantum oscillations at high magnetic fields. This book discusses as well the X-ray diffraction topological method for investigating resonant vibrations. The final chapter deals with the transmission of hypersonic sound waves. This book is a valuable resource for physicists and engineers.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Contents of Previous Volumes 1 Acoustic Wave Propagation in High Magnetic Fields I. Introduction II. Liquid Metals III. Impure Solid Metals IV. High-Field Superconductors V. Giant Quantum Oscillations References 2 Impurities and Anelasticity in Crystalline Quartz I. Introduction II. Anelasticity: A Review III. Acoustic Loss Measurements IV. Loss Mechanisms V. Conclusions References 3 Observation of Resonant Vibrations and Defect Structure in Single Crystals by X-Ray Diffraction Topography I. Introduction II. Experimental X-Ray Techniques III. Qualitative X-Ray Theory IV. Observation of Defects in Single Crystals V. Observation of Resonant Vibrations in Single-Crystal Plates References 4 Wave Packet Propagation and Frequency-Dependent Internal Friction I. Introduction II. The Physical Nature of the Waves III. The Propagation of Wave Packets: Morphological Analysis IV. The Propagation of Wave Packets: Energetic Analysis V. Application to the Theory of Internal Friction References 5 Coherent Elastic Wave Propagation in Quartz at Ultramicrowave Frequencies I. Introduction II. Cavity and Crystal Geometry III. Apparatus for Generation and Detection IV. Results V. Future Research References 6 Heat Pulse Transmission I. Introduction II. Phonon Energy and Phase Velocities III. Phonon Scattering IV. Heat Pulses in Metals V. Thermal Relaxation Times and Interfacial Boundary Resistance References Author Index Subject Index


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