transfer-matrix method


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transfer-matrix method

[′tranz·fər ‚mā·triks ‚meth·əd]
(mechanics)
A method of analyzing vibrations of complex systems, in which the system is approximated by a finite number of elements connected in a chainlike manner, and matrices are constructed which can be used to determine the configuration and forces acting on one element in terms of those on another.
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The transfer-matrix method is a method used in optics and acoustics to analyze the propagation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves through a stratified (layered) medium (L.
Using a numerical method, the Transfer-Matrix Method, we can to program this calculus and we can to optimize the form of the plates.
Abstract: The Transfer-Matrix Method is a numerical method for the calculus in the strengths and stresses domain.
Key words: state vector, Transfer-Matrix Method, round spring, Dirac's function, Heaviside's function.
Using the Transfer-Matrix Method, the study of the spring is very easy and interesting.
ROUND SPRING CHALLENGED IN ITS PLANE BY TRANSFER-MATRIX METHOD