Interface Phenomena for Planar Waves

  • Jerry H. GinsbergEmail author


Our attention now turns to situations where a plane wave propagates obliquely relative to a planar interface with another medium. The consequence will be a wave that is somewhat different from the one encountered in a one-dimensional waveguide. A wave might also be transferred into the receiving medium. The analyses will employ Cartesian coordinates aligned with the boundary to describe the multidimensional phenomena. Each topic is important for a variety of applications, such as noise control for wall design. Each topic represents an advance toward our goal of fully understanding how acoustical waves behave.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyDunwoodyUSA

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