A brief overview of space applications for ultrasonics

Harkness, P. and Lucas, M. (2012) A brief overview of space applications for ultrasonics. Ultrasonics, 52(8), pp. 975-979. (doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2012.09.004)

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Sonics and space are two topics which are not commonly considered together. However, sonic and ultrasonic models, devices and systems have space applications in both science and engineering, as well as showing promise in fields such as cleaning, healthcare and construction. This short paper describes some of these activities and appears as results start to come in from the Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars on the 6th of August, 2012, with over 20 piezoelectric and mechanically-resonant components on board.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lucas, Professor Margaret and Harkness, Professor Patrick
Authors: Harkness, P., and Lucas, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Journal Name:Ultrasonics
ISSN (Online):1874-9968
Published Online:14 September 2012

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