## Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications |

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### Contents

The Wave Theory of Sound l | 1 |

Quantitative Measures of Sound | 54 |

Reflection Transmission and Excitation | 100 |

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Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications Allan D. Pierce No preview available - 1989 |

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