wave speed


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wave speed

[′wāv ‚spēd]
(physics)
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8 mm thick, the wave speed measurement at 5 MHz relied on a difference of less than ten sampling points between two signals.
slightly higher than the Rayleigh wave speed of the more compliant of the two dissimilar materials sandwiching the interface, (46) or the lower Rayleigh wave speed of the two contacting materials.
Graber and Roland Romeiser, also of UM, created a new technique to process the images so that the wave patterns are enhanced and clean, allowing for unprecedented accuracy in determining wave speed.
TOF methods were used to determine the shear wave speed from
Stadium Wave" demonstrates concepts about wave speed and interference using stadium fans
We have studied the response of mechanically toughened and physically aged polycarbonate primarily using Charpy impact and ultrasonic wave speed measurements.
Let us imagine that we would like to measure (experimentally) the wave speed by sitting at a certain observational node (whose distance from the loaded node is known) and measuring the time needed for the arrival of the 'measurable' or 'detectable' signal coming from the distant source of loading.
The piston and wave speed of a 7-kVA linear induction generator is shown in Fig.
Class 2--when the density of mixed type is more than the critical density, various types of vehicles cannot overtake on the congested part due to a smaller distance between the vehicles, the backward wave speed of total flow, [w.
This speed is called the speed of propagation, or simply wave speed.