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Isotropic effective medium models

Matlab scripts for effective medium models for ellipsoidal inclusions

Name: Isotropic effective medium models
Author(s): Yongyang Sun and Boris Gurevich, Curtin University.
Version: 0.1
Date: 15/05/2018

Publications: Berryman, J. G., 1980, Long-wavelength propagation in composite elastic media II. Ellipsoidal inclusions: The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 68, no. 6, 1820–1831.


  • KT
    Kuster-Toksoz (also known as Average T-Maxtrix Approximation or APA)
  • CPA
    Coherent Potential Approximation (a self-consistent KT)
  • DEM
    Differential effective medium
  • hash
    Hashin-Shtrikman Bounds (from T. Mukerji, Stanford University)

The driver scripts show examples as to how to use these scripts.

  • test_Berryman1980b.m – driver script that reproduces Fig 1-4 of J. G. Berryman (1980).

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Please acknowledge the source of this software if you use it in any publications:

Sun, Y., and B. Gurevich. Isotropic Effective Medium Models (Version 0.1). Matlab, Windows, Linux. Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University, 2018.

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