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A research of subject matters concerning acoustic emission/microseismic (AE/MS) task. It covers uncomplicated fabric behaviour, tension wave propagation, transducer layout and install, digital instrumentation, info acquisition and research, and sign processing, in addition to functional purposes.

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12, consider a long bar impacted at point p. 11, which moves to the right along the bar with velocity C. 11a. Now the wave velocity (C) is defined as the speed at which the disturbed region, defined here as the front edge of the stress pulse, moves through the material; therefore, (Eq. 8), wave velocities are constants which depend on the mechanical properties of the materials involved. 12 consider what occurs as the stress wave passes the plane CD and reaches a position ∆x further to the right.

The magnitude of the transmitted wave is the same sign as σI, namely compressive; however, the magnitude of the reflected wave is negative in sign, indicating that it is tensile. Case 4 σT/σT=0 σR/σI=−1 This is the so-called “free surface” case where no transmission occurs. Here the total energy of the incident wave is reflected off the surface back into the solid as a tensile wave (σR=σI). e. 0, respectively. For stress wave going from a high Z medium to a low medium, σT/σI→0 and σR/σI becomes negative (tensile reflected stress) reaching a lower limit of −1 as It is clear that even for the relatively simple case of normal incidence, stress wave propagation at a boundary between two media is highly sensitive to the acoustic impedances of the associated media.

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