Fundamentals of acoustics
The classic acoustics reference! This widely-used book offers a clear treatment of the fundamental principles underlying the generation, transmission, and reception of acoustic waves and their application to numerous fields. The authors analyze the various types of vibration of solid bodies and the propagation of sound waves through fluid media.
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A-weighted absorption coefficient acoustic energy acoustic impedance acoustic pressure adiabat angle angular frequency antiresonance approximation Assume average axis bandwidth beam boundary conditions Calculate complex constant cross-sectional area curve damped density depth detection diaphragm direction displacement amplitude distance effective element equivalent field Figure filter fluid force function fundamental gives harmonic incident increases input integral intensity layer length linear loudspeaker major lobe mass mechanical impedance membrane microphone motion nodes normal modes obtained oscillator output particle speed phase speed pipe piston plane wave plot pressure amplitude propagation radiation radius range ratio reactance receiver reflection coefficient resistance resonance frequency reverberation shock Show signal solution sound level sound pressure level speed of sound spherical standing wave string surface temperature thermal tone transducer transmission coefficient transmission loss transverse vibration viscosity voltage volume wall wave equation wavelength yields zero