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Acoustics : an introduction

Author: Heinrich Kuttruff
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to acoustics. Beginning with basic physical ideas, this book balances the fundamentals with engineering aspects, applications and electroacoustics, while also  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Kuttruff
ISBN: 9780415386791 0415386799 9780415386807 0415386802
OCLC Number: 69241506
Description: xii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Some facts on mechanical vibrations --
3. Acoustic variables and basic relations --
4. Plane waves, attenuation --
5. Spherical wave and sound radiation --
6. Reflection and refraction --
7. Diffraction and scattering --
8. Sound transmission in pipes and horns --
9. Sound in closed spaces --
10. Sound waves in isotropic solids --
11. Music and speech --
12. Human hearing --
13. Room acoustics --
14. Building acoustics --
15. Fundamentals of noise control --
16. Underwater sound and ultrasound --
17. Electroacoustic transducers --
18. Microphones --
19. Loudspeakers and other electroacoustic sound sources --
20. Electroacoustic systems.
Responsibility: Heinrich Kuttruff.
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'Very explanatory. Ideal for undergraduate students.' - Dr Michiel Postema, University of Hull

 
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