Bioacoustics Research Lab
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering | Department of Bioengineering
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William D. O'Brien, Jr. publications:

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Computational Ultrasonics

Numerical techniques useful for simulating ultrasound propagation in tissue are currently being investigated. Such computations can be used to complement both experimental and theoretical work.

The current goal of this project is to compare 3 different numerical schemes for linear acoustics in 2-D heterogeneous media. In addition to getting the algorithms operational, they are being explored for their strengths and weaknesses. A rigorous understanding of the errors and instabilities of the algorithms is necessary to assure correct computational results.

Selected References:

"Simulation of ultrasonic pulse propagation through the abdominal wall", TD Mast et al., J. Acoust. Soc. Amer., Vol. 102, Aug, 1997, p.1177-1190

"Effects of realistic ocean features on sonic boom noise penetration into the ocean: a computational analysis", JL Rochat, Ph.D. thesis in Acoustics, Pennsylvania State University, May 1998

"High resolution finite volume methods for acoustic waves in periodic and random media", TR Fogarty and RJ LeVeque, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer., Vol. 106, 1999 p.17-28



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