Lamb wave generation

Lamb wave generation by a wafer-type transducer.


Experimental measurements of Lamb waves in an aluminum plate.

Journal articles

  1. Nieuwenhuis, J., Neumann, J., Greve, D.W., and Oppenheim, I., "Generation and detection of guided waves using PZT wafer transducers," (draft of published paper, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 52, 2103-2111 (2005)).
  2. D W Greve, P. Zheng, and I J Oppenheim, "Transition from Lamb waves to longitudinal waves in plates," (draft of published paper, Smart Mater. Struct. 17 (2008)).


Invited talk

  1. D.W. Greve, "Simulation of ultrasonic Lamb waves," COMSOL Seminar, March 23, 2005 (Pittsburgh, PA). [best viewed at 100% scale. The problem with .pdf quality is a consequence of bugs in Adobe Acrobat and Powerpoint.]

Conference papers

  1. Nieuwenhuis, J., Neumann, J., Greve, D., and Oppenheim, I., "Simulation and Testing of Transducers for Lamb Wave Generation," IMAC-XXIII Conference on Structural Dynamics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Orlando, February 2005.
  2. Greve, D., Neumann, J., Nieuwenhuis, J., Oppenheim, I., and Tyson, N., "Use of Lamb Waves to Monitor Plates: Experiments and Simulations," SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Joint Conference, Paper 5765-31, San Diego, March 2005.
  3. Greve, D. W., Tyson, N. L., and Oppenheim, I. J., "Design and Testing of Lamb Wave Transducers," Fifth International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, September 2005.
  4. Greve, D. W., Oppenheim, I. J., and Sohn, H., “Design Considerations for a Non-Contact Inductively Coupled Lamb Wave Transducer,” 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium (IEEE, Piscataway, NJ) [also at inductive.html]
  5. Greve, D. W., Zheng, P., and Oppenheim, I. J., “Excitation of longitudinal and Lamb waves in plates by edge-mounted transducers,” IEEE Ultrasonics Conference, New York, November 2007.
  6. David W. Greve, Irving J. Oppenheim, and Peng Zheng, "Lamb Waves and Nearly-Longitudinal Waves in Thick Plates," SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Joint Conference, San Diego, March 2008.