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Fundamentals of acoustics

Author: Lawrence E Kinsler
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1999. ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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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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Fundamentals of acoustics.
New York : Wiley, ©2000
(OCoLC)647591247
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence E Kinsler
ISBN: 0471847895 9780471847892
OCLC Number: 42580543
Description: xii, 548 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Fundamentals of Vibration --
Transverse Motion: The Vibrating String --
Vibrations of Bars --
The Two-Dimensional Wave Equation: Vibrations of Membranes and Plates --
The Acoustic Wave Equation and Simple Solutions. --
Reflection and Transmission --
Radiation and Reception of Acoustic Waves --
Absorption and Attenuation of Sound --
Cavities and Waveguides --
Pipes, Resonators, and Filters --
Noise, Signal Detection, Hearing, and Speech --
Architectural Acoustics --
Environmental Acoustics --
Transduction --
Underwater Acoustics --
Selected Nonlinear Acoustic Effects --
Shock Waves and Explosions --
Appendices --
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems --
Index.
Responsibility: Lawrence E. Kinsler [and others].
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