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The interaction of waves with a row of circular cylinders

  • C. M. Linton (a1) and D. V. Evans (a1)

Abstract

The two-dimensional acoustics problem of the scattering of an obliquely incident plane wave by a row of equally-spaced circular cylinders is solved using multipole expansions. The method is superior to existing techniques available for this problem as it allows the far-field behaviour of the solution to be evaluated in a straightforward manner, and extensive results for the reflection and transmission coefficients are given. The problem described above has a direct analogue in the theory of water waves and this is also discussed.

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The interaction of waves with a row of circular cylinders

  • C. M. Linton (a1) and D. V. Evans (a1)

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