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Andrea Arguelles

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Acoustics

409C Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

aza821@psu.edu

814-865-3440

Lab Website

Google Scholars Website

Research Areas:

Dynamic Systems, Acoustics, and Vibrations, Energy Infrastructure, Storage and Devices, Structural and Human Health Monitoring

Interest Areas:

Experimental, computational, and theoretical research in the area of stress wave propagation in heterogeneous media with applications in: materials and microstructure characterization, nondestructive evaluation, effective medium modeling, biomedical ultrasound, among others.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, 2011
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, 2012
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2016

Publications

Books

  • Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2012, Development of a vibration and temperature measurement device for railroad bearings, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN

Journal Articles

  • Christopher M Kube, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Joseph A Turner, 2018, "Ultrasonic backscatter from elongated grains using line focused ultrasound", Ultrasonics, 82, pp. 79--83
  • Xiongbing Li, Yongfeng Song, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Joseph A Turner, 2017, "Diffuse ultrasonic backscatter using a multi-Gaussian beam model", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142, (1), pp. 195--205
  • Xiongbing Li, Xiaoqin Han, Andrea Paola Arguelles, Yongfeng Song and Hongwei Hu, 2017, "Evaluating grain size in polycrystals with rough surfaces by corrected ultrasonic attenuation", Ultrasonics, 78, pp. 23--29
  • Andrea Paola Arguelles and Joseph A Turner, 2017, "Ultrasonic attenuation of polycrystalline materials with a distribution of grain sizes", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, (6), pp. 4347--4353
  • Christopher M Kube and Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2017, "Ultrasonic harmonic generation from materials with up to cubic nonlinearity", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142, (2), pp. EL224--EL230
  • Andrea Paola Arguelles, Christopher M Kube and Joseph A Turner, 2016, "Acoustoelasticity of Polycrystalline Materials; a Formalism based on the Self-Consistent Elastic Constants"
  • Christopher M Kube and Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2016, "Bounds and self-consistent estimates of the elastic constants of polycrystals", Computers \& Geosciences, 95, pp. 118--122
  • Christopher M Kube, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Ed Habtour, 2016, "Finite Amplitude Wave Propagation in Anisotropic Materials"
  • Andrea Paola Arguelles, Christopher M Kube, Ping Hu and Joseph A Turner, 2016, "Mode-converted ultrasonic scattering in polycrystals with elongated grains", J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140, (3), pp. 1570--1580
  • Joseph A Turner and Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2015, "Influence of material heterogeneity on the distortion of a focused ultrasonic beam", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138, (3), pp. 1765--1766
  • Christopher M. Kube, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Joseph A. Turner, 2015, "On the acoustoelasticity of polycrystalline materials", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138, (3), pp. 1498--1507
  • Andrea Paola Arguelles, Constantine Tarawneh, Young-Gil Park and Stephen W Crown, 2012, "Developing Positive Study Habits through Course Recitation", Journal of Applications and Practices in Engineering Education, 3, (1), pp. 1--12

Conference Proceedings

  • Christopher M Kube, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Brandon McWilliams, 2018, "On the harmonic scattering amplitudes from a nonlinear elastic spherical inclusion", 1949, (1), pp. 070004
  • Andrea Paola Arguelles and Christopher M Kube, 2014, "Shear Wave Measurements Using Normal Incidence Focused Transducers", pp. 16--17
  • Andoni Zagouris, Arturo A Fuentes, Constantine M Tarawneh, Javier A Kypuros and Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2012, "Experimentally Validated Finite Element Analysis of Railroad Bearing Adapter Operating Temperatures", pp. 565--576

Other

  • Andrea Paola Arguelles, 2016, "Influence of microstructural morphology on ultrasonic scattering in polycrystalline media"

Research Projects

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About

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