Diffraction by a hard halfplane: Useful approximations to an exact formulation
(2002) In Journal of Sound and Vibration 252(2). p.191221 Abstract
 in this paper, the problem of diffraction of a spherical wave by a hard halfplane is considered. The starting point is the BiotTolstoy theory of diffraction of a spherical wave by a fluid wedge with hard boundaries. In this theory, the field at a point in the fluid is composed eventually of a geometrical part: i.e., a direct component, one or two components due to the reflections on the sides of the hard wedge, and a diffracted component due exclusively to the presence of the edge of the wedge. The mathematical expression of this latter component has originally been given in an explicit closed form for the case of a unit momentum wave incidence, but Medwin has further developed its expression for the more useful case of a Dirac delta... (More)
 in this paper, the problem of diffraction of a spherical wave by a hard halfplane is considered. The starting point is the BiotTolstoy theory of diffraction of a spherical wave by a fluid wedge with hard boundaries. In this theory, the field at a point in the fluid is composed eventually of a geometrical part: i.e., a direct component, one or two components due to the reflections on the sides of the hard wedge, and a diffracted component due exclusively to the presence of the edge of the wedge. The mathematical expression of this latter component has originally been given in an explicit closed form for the case of a unit momentum wave incidence, but Medwin has further developed its expression for the more useful case of a Dirac delta point excitation. The expression of this form is given in the time domain, but it is quite difficult to find exactly its Fourier transform for studying the frequency behaviour of the diffracted field. It is thus the aim of this paper to present various useful approximations of the exact expression. Among the approximations treated, three are most accurate for engineering purposes, and one of them is proposed. for its simplicity, as appropriate for most occurring practical situations. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. (Less)
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 Ouis, Djamel ^{LU}
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 2002
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 Journal of Sound and Vibration
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 252
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 2
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 191  221
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 Elsevier
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 0022460X
 DOI
 10.1006/jsvi.2000.3553
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 English
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