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Engineering Applications of Acoustics : Acoustics & signal processing library - John A. Kleppe

Engineering Applications of Acoustics

Acoustics & signal processing library

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Published: 19th May 1989
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Written to be compatible with a companion text, Fundamentals of acoustics (Wiley, 1982), which covers the basics and math concepts. For seniors and first-year graduate students who need a detailed, engineering design guide to acoustics applications written from an applied science and engineering bas

Prefacep. ix
A Review of the Fundamentals of Acousticsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Acoustic Wavesp. 2
Linear Systemsp. 4
Linear Equation of Statep. 7
Plane Acoustic Wavesp. 11
Specific Acoustic Impedancep. 14
Spherical Acoustic Wavesp. 15
Acoustic Energy and Intensityp. 18
Transmission and Attenuation of Soundp. 22
Transmissionp. 22
Reflectionp. 25
Refraction of Soundp. 26
Diffractionp. 28
Scattering of Soundp. 29
Interferencep. 29
Attenuation of Soundp. 29
The Two-Dimensional Wave Equationp. 40
Referencesp. 46
Problemsp. 47
Analysis and Design Methodsp. 49
Introductionp. 49
State-Space Conceptsp. 49
Nonlinear Systemsp. 65
Steady-State Conceptsp. 67
Acoustic Impedancep. 70
Transductionp. 81
The Transducer as an Electrical Networkp. 82
Reciprocal Transducersp. 86
Antireciprocal Transducersp. 90
Transmittersp. 92
Experimental Methodsp. 96
Referencesp. 101
Problemsp. 102
Acoustic Level Measurement Systemsp. 105
Introductionp. 105
A Review of Level Gauging Systemsp. 107
Float and Wire Systemsp. 107
Pressure Contact Systemsp. 109
Pressure Sensing Systemp. 111
Manometer-Servo Water Level Sensors (Bubblers)p. 116
Capacitance Systemsp. 118
Acoustic Level and Depth Gauging Systemsp. 121
Shock Wave Tube Acoustic Systemp. 121
Air Acoustic Level--Depth Gauging Systemp. 122
Error Analysis for Air Acoustic Systemsp. 128
Detection Methodsp. 132
Transmission Equationsp. 138
Beamwidth and Directivityp. 145
Hornsp. 148
General Transmission Equation for Acoustic Ranging Systemsp. 154
The Effects of Noisep. 164
A Practical Form for the Acoustic Ranging Equationp. 172
Concluding Statementp. 179
Referencesp. 181
Problemsp. 182
Atmospheric Acoustic Echosounders (SODARs)p. 185
Introduction and Historical Overviewp. 185
The Atmospherep. 199
The Quiet Atmospherep. 199
The Turbulent Atmospherep. 205
Acoustic Sounders (SODARs)p. 209
SODAR Configurationp. 209
Transducer, Horn, and Reflector (Antenna) Designp. 223
Transmitter and Low-Noise Receiver Requirementsp. 230
Signal Processing and Display Methodsp. 238
Concluding Statementp. 265
Referencesp. 265
Problemsp. 274
Acoustic Pyrometryp. 279
Introductionp. 279
Gas Temperature Measurementp. 283
Optical Pyrometersp. 286
Radiation Pyrometersp. 288
Acoustic Pyrometersp. 289
Background Informationp. 289
Theory of Opeationp. 290
The Speed of Sound in Combustion Gassesp. 294
Errors in Acoustic Pyrometryp. 297
Background Noise and Attenuation Characteristics in Furnacesp. 307
Acoustic Pyrometer Transmittersp. 311
Acoustic Pyrometer Receiversp. 314
Horns and Waveguidesp. 315
Signal Processing Methodsp. 317
Isothermal Mapping of Temperaturep. 318
Experimental Data and Field Trialsp. 326
Concluding Statementp. 330
Referencesp. 331
Problemsp. 332
Atmos 1p. 337
Runge-Kutta Programp. 341
Useful Conversionsp. 349
Bessel Functions, Directivity Functions, and Impedance Functionsp. 351
Physical Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gassesp. 357
The Development of the SODAR Equationp. 359
Program to Calculate Acoustic Constants for Combustion Gasses and Excerpts from ANSI/ASME PTC 11-1984 "FANS"p. 365
Indexp. 377
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ISBN: 9780890062609
ISBN-10: 0890062609
Series: Acoustics & signal processing library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 19th May 1989
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.75