Sound-Power Flow: A Practitioner's Handbook for Sound Intensity

Sound-Power Flow: A Practitioner's Handbook for Sound Intensity

by Robert Hickling


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681744520
Publisher: Morgan and Claypool Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Robert Hickling is the Owner and president of Sonometrics Inc. His main area of research is engineering acoustics with particular focus on application of sound-intensity measurement, motor vehicle and environmental noise, and noise and overpressure due to airbags. He has been an industry consultant for Delphi, Autoliv and Takata and is a member of the SAE, ASME, Institute of Noise Control Engineering and the Acoustical Society of America.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Mathematics and measurement of sound-power flow in fluids / Calibration and normalization of probes in air / Mathematics of sound-power flow in solids / Sound sources and methods of exciting sound / Sound-power flow over the ground, and in the atmosphere and ocean / Sound-power flow in the Earth's structure / The sound power of a source measured on a hypothetical enclosing surface / The sound power of a source measured at its surface / Enhancement of sound power by sound from other correlated sources / Transfer-function methods applied to incident and reflected components of sound-power flow in a duct / Determining the direction of a sound source in fluids / Computer-visualation of the free vibrations of metal spheres and shells / Computer visualation of acoustic scattering and response of spheres in water / Acoustic scattering and focusing by spheres in water / Computed results compared with experimental data / Mathematical model of head impact / Sound-power flow during airbag deployment in a motor vehicle compartment / Uses of high-frequency, focused, pulse-echo ultrasonic probes / Detecting insect pests in agricultural commodities / Holography of liquid droplets / Wooden sounding boards / Use of deturbulators to improve performance of wind farms / Sound-power flow in medical ultrasonics / Metamaterials / Cosmic sound waves / Back matter

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