Sensitivity analysis of analytically—corrected acoustic metamaterials into the spacetime domain

Sensitivity analysis of analytically—corrected acoustic metamaterials into the spacetime domain

Giada Colombo

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Abstract. The present work is focused on the sensitivity analysis of analytically–corrected acoustic metamaterials with respect to the variation of relevant parameters for aeronautical applications. The performance decay of acoustic metamaterials designed in static conditions when operating in a moving flow can be mitigated using a design process involving coordinate transformations capable of recasting the convective wave equation in the form of the static D’Alembertian. To this aim, a spacetime reformulation of the problem is needed in order to ensure the formal invariance of equations under the action of spacetime coordinate transformations. The considered test case sees a circumferential domain occupied by a metafluid embedded by a conventional medium characterized by a uniform background flow and within which a monopole source is located. All the numerical simulations are done in the frequency domain using the commercial finite element method solver. A parametric study is conducted to analyze the influence of the acoustic source position with respect to the background flow and the variation of the intensity of the latter.

Metacontinua, Spacetime, Aeroacoustic, Parametric Study

Published online 9/1/2023, 7 pages
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Citation: Giada Colombo, Sensitivity analysis of analytically—corrected acoustic metamaterials into the spacetime domain, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 33, pp 362-368, 2023


The article was published as article 53 of the book Aerospace Science and Engineering

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