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Sound transmission through a fluctuating ocean

Author: Stanley M Flatté; Roger F Dashen; Walter H Munk; Kenneth M Watson; Fredrik Zachariasen
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Series: Cambridge monographs on mechanics and applied mathematics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1979 book attempts to connect the known structure of the ocean volume with experimental results in long-range sound transmission through the theory of wave propagation and the path-integral  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley M Flatté; Roger F Dashen; Walter H Munk; Kenneth M Watson; Fredrik Zachariasen
ISBN: 052121940X 9780521219402
OCLC Number: 4136660
Description: xix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sketch by Leonardo da Vinci; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. The Ocean Environment: 1. Ocean structure; 2. Planetary waves and eddies; 3. Linear internal waves; Part II. Introduction to Sound Transmission in the Ocean: 4. The ocean sound channel; 5. The wave equation; Part III. Sound Transmission Through a Fluctuating Ocean: 6. Transmission through a homogeneous, isotropic medium; 7. The ocean medium; 8. Statistics of acoustic signals; 9. Multipath effects and n-point Gaussian statistics; Part IV. Theory of Sound Transmission: 10. Supereikonal, or Rytov approximation; 11. Propagation through a single upper turning point; 12. Path integrals and propagation in saturated regimes; 13. The transport equation in sound scattering; Part V. Experimental Observations of Acoustic Fluctuations: Eleuthera-Bermuda; 15. Cobb seamount; 16. Azores; Epilogue; Appendices; Bibliography; Glossary of terms; Units, dimensions and glossary of symbols; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge monographs on mechanics and applied mathematics.
Responsibility: Stanley M. Flatté (editor), Roger Dashen, Walter H. Munk, Kenneth M. Watson, Frederik Zachariasen.
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