Dziewierz, Jerzy and Gachagan, Anthony (2013) Computationally efficient solution of Snell's Law of Refraction. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 60 (6). pp. 1256-1259. ISSN 0885-3010Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
An algorithm for an efficient parallel solution of Snell’s Law of refraction, used to find the time of flight between points in two media, is found by algebraic manipulation. Singularity in the solution is addressed. The algorithm is implemented on a GP-GPU with over 4.6x improvement in computational speed compared with the Needler-Mead method. The accuracy of the solution is verified and the performance benchmarked. Application areas include phased array probe CAD, ultrasound simulation, implementing embedded, real-time “Total Focusing Method” for ultrasonic inspection, data fusion and 3D/4D imaging.
|Keywords:||refraction, fast algorithm, GPU, ultrasonic imaging , non-destructive evaluation (NDE), Snell's Law of Refraction, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Subjects:||Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||11 Apr 2014 10:31|
|Last modified:||22 Mar 2017 13:11|