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By Allen T Chwang, Michelle H Teng, Daniel T Valentine

This quantity provides forty unique papers on contemporary advances in different issues in engineering mechanics offered on the Theodore Y-T Wu Symposium on Engineering Mechanics: a party of Professor Wu's clinical contributions for his eightieth birthday. the celebrated individuals comprise a number of participants of the nationwide Academy of Engineers and the themes disguise nonlinear water waves, swimming and flying in nature, biomechanics, info research technique, and propulsion hydrodynamics. The papers honor the numerous accomplishments of Professor Wu in Engineering technology at Caltech, fairly within the components of nonlinear waves, hydrodynamics, biomechanics and wave-structure interplay. They assessment the current cutting-edge of engineering mechanics, and chart the way forward for the sector from the point of view of civil engineering, biomechanics, geophysics, mechanical engineering, naval structure, ocean, and offshore engineering. the first objective of this ebook is to supply information and idea for these attracted to carrying on with to strengthen engineering mechanics into the twenty first century. to cite Professor Wu: "The worth of a e-book e-book lies in disseminating new wisdom attained with attempt and commitment from all those that take part, and in having the helpful effects inside prepared achieve of scholars and researchers actively operating within the field."

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For abrupt changes of depth involving a few large scatters, effective theoretical and numerical tools of prediction also exist. Multiple scattering by many scatters may be classified in two groups. Periodic scatters leads to Bragg resonance (which is frequency-selective) and can be treated by asymptotic theories14. Less is known on random irregularities distributed over a large area of the seabed. Linear wave propagation in a random medium is an old topic in physics. , Chernov5, and Ishimarug).

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