This is a graduate level course taught through the Graduate Program in Acoustics of The Pennsylvania State University. For application information, please call (814) 865-6364.
INSTRUCTOR: Victor Sparrow, (814) 865-3162, firstname.lastname@example.org
These notes and homeworks are in Adobe PDF format. As these are intended for use by Penn State students and invited guests, they require a password available from Dr. Sparrow. Note that not all of the course handouts are provided here, just those that are easily convertable to PDF format.
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Lecture 2 notes: Numerical analysis review
Lecture 3 notes: Using UNIX
Mathematica 4.1 quick reference sheet from Lectures 5 and 6
Lecture 7 notes: Finite Differences I
Lecture 8 notes: Finite Differences II
Lecture 9 notes: Finite Differences III
Lecture 10 notes: Finite Differences IV
Lecture 12 notes: Finite Differences V
Lecture 12 Links
Lecture 13 notes: Finite Differences VI
Lecture 14 notes: The Parabolic Equation
Lecture 15 notes: More on Propagation
Lecture 16 notes: Direct Solution of the HE
Lecture 18 notes: Acoustic FE Formulation
Lecture 19 notes: 1-D FE Example I
Lecture 19 addendum: Mathematica integration
Lecture 20 notes: 1-D FE Example II
Lecture 20 addendum: Mathematica solution of FE equations
Lecture 22 notes: Weighted Residuals, Etc.
Lecture 23 notes: Sysnoise FE Analysis I
Lecture 24 notes: Sysnoise FE Analysis II
Lecture 25 notes (paper): Direct BEM formulation
Lecture 26 notes (paper): Direct BEM and nonuniqueness example
Lecture 27 notes (paper): Node duplication and SYSNOISE BEM implementation
Lecture 28 notes (paper): Indirect BEM
Lecture 29 notes: Sysnoise Scattering
Lecture 30 notes: More on BEM and meshes
Lecture 31 notes (paper): Coupled analysis
Lecture 32 notes: Structural Models
Lecture 33 notes: Contribution Analysis
Lecture 34 notes: Sensitivity Analysis
Lecture 35 notes: Time Domain FEM
Lecture 36 notes: Sparrow's work on Mid-Freqeuency Range Finite Elements
Lecture 39 notes: Infinite Elements
Setting up your PC to run the I-DEAS software.
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