Fundamentals of Acoustics / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Acoustics / Edition 2

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by Lawrence E. Kinsler, Austin R. Frey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471480495

ISBN-13: 9780471480495

Pub. Date: 01/01/1962

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

A clear treatment of the fundamental principles underlying the generation, transmission, and reception of acoustic waves and their application to numerous fields. Analyzes the various types of vibration of solid bodies and the propagation of sound waves through fluid media. The third edition features discussions of antiresonance concert hall acoustics, detection

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A clear treatment of the fundamental principles underlying the generation, transmission, and reception of acoustic waves and their application to numerous fields. Analyzes the various types of vibration of solid bodies and the propagation of sound waves through fluid media. The third edition features discussions of antiresonance concert hall acoustics, detection theory, canonical equations, normal mode propagation in the ocean, and environmental acoustics. Material on absorption, hearing, architectural acoustics, and underwater sound has been expanded and updated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471480495
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1962
Pages:
524

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Vibration.
Transverse Motion: The Vibrating String.
Vibrations of Bars.
The Two-Dimensional Wave Equation: Vibrations of Membranes and Plates.
The Acoustic Wave Equation and Simple Solutions.
Reflection and Transmission.
Radiation and Reception of Acoustic Waves.
Absorption and Attenuation of Sound.
Cavities and Waveguides.
Pipes, Resonators, and Filters.
Noise, Signal Detection, Hearing, and Speech.
Architectural Acoustics.
Environmental Acoustics.
Transduction.
Underwater Acoustics.
Selected Nonlinear Acoustic Effects.
Shock Waves and Explosions.
Appendices.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
Index.

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