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Underwater acoustics : an introduction

Author: X Lurton
Publisher: Berlin : Springer ; [Place of publication not identified], UK : Praxis Pub., 2002.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in geophysical sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the basic physical phenomena governing underwater acoustical waves, propagation, reflection, target backscattering and noise. This book covers the features of sonar systems, transducers and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: X Lurton
ISBN: 3540429670 9783540429678
OCLC Number: 49867609
Notes: Introduction.
Description: approximately 200 pages : 80 fig. (20 color).
Contents: From the contents: The Development of Underwater Acoustics - The Whys of Underwater Acoustics - Historical Highlights - Brief Overview of Applications.- Propagation of Underwater Acoustic Waves - Acoustic Waves - Transmission Losses - Multipaths and Velocity Profile Effects.- General Working Principles of Underwater Acoustics Systems - Underwater Electroacoustic Transducers - Directivity of Transducers and Arrays - Signals and Processing.- Underwater Acoustical Systems - Navigation and Underwater Operations - Naval Applications - Fisheries Acoustics - Marine Geology - Physical Oceanography.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in geophysical sciences.
Responsibility: X. Lurton.

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