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2-D Modeling of Electromagnetic Waves with Vibrating Conducting and Dielectric Objects

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2-D Modeling of Electromagnetic Waves with Vibrating Conducting and Dielectric Objects

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dc.contributor.author Jaramillo-Madrid, Monica
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-03T19:08:24Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-03T19:08:24Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-03
dc.date.submitted July 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/11083
dc.description.abstract This Thesis provides an analysis of the interaction of electromagnetic pulses with vibrating conducting and dielectric objects. Two-dimensional full-vector Maxwell’s equations finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) models are employed that include total-field scattered-field incident plane wave source conditions, a frequency domain near-to-far-field transformation, convolutional perfectly matched layer boundary conditions and an advanced surface boundary condition that accommodates the surface perturbations of the vibrating objects. Reflection and diffraction of incident plane waves are calculated for stationary and vibrating objects and the diffraction coefficient for vibrating right-angle corners are obtained. The work of this Thesis may have application to the interaction of radar pulses with buildings having characteristic vibration signatures. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship United States Department of Energy (award no. DE-FG52-08NA28782), the National Science Foundation (award no. IIS-0813747), Sandia National Laboratories and Selected Professions Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (2009-2010) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject FDTD en_US
dc.subject vibration en_US
dc.subject vibrating targets en_US
dc.subject electromagnetics en_US
dc.subject vibration signatures en_US
dc.subject active structures en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Electromagnetic pulse.
dc.subject.lcsh Vibration.
dc.subject.lcsh Electric displacement.
dc.subject.lcsh Dielectric devices.
dc.subject.lcsh Time-domain analysis.
dc.subject.lcsh Boundary element methods.
dc.subject.lcsh Structural analysis (Engineering)
dc.title 2-D Modeling of Electromagnetic Waves with Vibrating Conducting and Dielectric Objects en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree Electrical Engineering en_US
dc.description.level Masters en_US
dc.description.department University of New Mexico. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.advisor Simpson, Jamesina
dc.description.committee-member Hayat, Majeed
dc.description.committee-member Atwood, Tom


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