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Author Blauert, Jens.

Title Acoustics for engineers : Troy lectures / by Jens Blauert, Ning Xiang.

Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008.

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 UniM ERC  620.2 BLAU    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1.1 Definition of Three Basic Terms 1 -- 1.2 Specialized Areas within Acoustics 3 -- 1.3 About the History of Acoustics 4 -- 1.4 Relevant Quantities in Acoustics 5 -- 1.5 Some Numerical Examples 6 -- 1.6 Levels and Logarithmic Frequency Intervals 8 -- 1.7 Double-Logarithmic Plots 10 -- 2 Mechanic and Acoustic Oscillations 13 -- 2.1 Basic Elements of Linear, Oscillating, Mechanic Systems 14 -- 2.2 Parallel Mechanic Oscillators 16 -- 2.3 Free Oscillations of Parallel Mechanic Oscillators 17 -- 2.4 Forced Oscillation of Parallel Mechanic Oscillators 19 -- 2.5 Energies and Dissipation Losses 22 -- 2.6 Basic Elements of Linear, Oscillating, Acoustic Systems 24 -- 2.7 Helmholtz Resonator 25 -- 3 Electromechanic and Electroacoustic Analogies 27 -- 3.1 Electromechanic Analogies 28 -- 3.2 Electroacoustic Analogy 29 -- 3.3 Levers and Transformers 29 -- 3.4 Rules for Deriving Analogous Electric Circuits 31 -- 3.5 Synopsis of Electric Analogies of Simple Oscillators 33 -- 3.6 Circuit Fidelity, Impedance Fidelity and Duality 33 -- 3.7 Examples of Mechanic and Acoustic Oscillators 34 -- 4 Electromechanic and Electroacoustic Transduction 37 -- 4.1 Electromechanic Couplers as Two- or Three-Port Elements 38 -- 4.2 Carbon Microphone - A Controlled Coupler 39 -- 4.3 Fundamental Equations of Electroacoustic Transducers 40 -- 4.4 Reversibility 43 -- 4.5 Coupling of Electroacoustic Transducers to the Sound Field 44 -- 4.6 Pressure and Pressure-Gradient Receivers 46 -- 4.7 Further Directional Characteristics 49 -- 4.8 Absolute Calibration of Transducers 52 -- 5 Magnetic-Field Transducers 55 -- 5.1 Magnetodynamic Transduction Principle 57 -- 5.2 Magnetodynamic Sound Emitters and Receivers 59 -- 5.3 Electromagnetic Transduction Principle 65 -- 5.4 Electromagnetic Sound Emitters and Receivers 67 -- 5.5 Magnetostrictive Transduction Principle 68 -- 5.6 Magnetostrictive Sound Transmitters and Receivers 69 -- 6 Electric-Field Transducers 71 -- 6.1 Piezoelectric Transduction Principle 71 -- 6.2 Piezoelectric Sound Emitters and Receivers 74 -- 6.3 Electrostrictive Transduction Principle 78 -- 6.4 Electrostrictive Sound Emitters and Receivers 79 -- 6.5 Dielectric Transduction Principle 80 -- 6.6 Dielectric Sound Emitters and Receivers 81 -- 6.7 Further Transducer and Coupler Principles 85 -- 7 Wave Equation in Fluids 87 -- 7.1 Derivation of the One-Dimensional Wave Equation 89 -- 7.2 Three-Dimensional Wave Equation in Cartesian Coordinates 93 -- 7.3 Solutions of the Wave Equation 95 -- 7.4 Field Impedance and Power Transport in Plane Waves 96 -- 7.5 Transmission-Line Equations and Reflectance 97 -- 7.6 Acoustic Measuring Tube 99 -- 8 Horns and Stepped Ducts 103 -- 8.1 Webster's Differential Equation - the Horn Equation 104 -- 8.2 Conical Horns 105 -- 8.3 Exponential Horns 108 -- 8.4 Radiation Impedances and Sound Radiation 110 -- 8.5 Steps in the Area Function 111 -- 8.6 Stepped Ducts 113 -- 9 Spherical Sound Sources and Line Arrays 117 -- 9.1 Spherical Sound Sources of 0th Order 118 -- 9.2 Spherical Sound Sources of 1st Order 122 -- 9.3 Higher-Order Spherical Sound Sources 124 -- 9.4 Line Arrays of Monopoles 125 -- 9.5 Analogy to Fourier Transforms as Used in Signal Theory 127 -- 9.6 Directional Equivalence of Sound Emitters and Receivers 130 -- 10 Piston Membranes, Diffraction and Scattering 133 -- 10.1 Rayleigh Integral 134 -- 10.2 Fraunhofer's Approximation 135 -- 10.3 Far Field of Piston Membranes 136 -- 10.4 Near Field of Piston Membranes 138 -- 10.5 General Remarks on Diffraction and Scattering 142 -- 11 Dissipation, Reflection, Refraction, and Absorption 145 -- 11.1 Dissipation During Sound Propagation in Air 147 -- 11.2 Sound Propagation in Porous Media 148 -- 11.3 Reflection and Refraction 151 -- 11.4 Wall Impedance and Degree of Absorption 152 -- 11.5 Porous Absorbers 155 -- 11.6 Resonance Absorbers 158 -- 12 Geometric Acoustics and Diffuse Sound Fields 161 -- 12.1 Mirror Sound Sources and Ray Tracing 162 -- 12.2 Flutter Echoes 165 -- 12.3 Impulse Responses of Rectangular Rooms 167 -- 12.4 Diffuse Sound Fields 169 -- 12.5 Reverberation-Time Formulae 172 -- 12.6 Application of Diffuse Sound Fields 173 -- 13 Isolation of Air- and Structure-Borne Sound 177 -- 13.1 Sound in Solids - Structure-Borne Sound 177 -- 13.2 Radiation of Airborne Sound by Bending Waves 179 -- 13.3 Sound-Transmission Loss of Single-Leaf Walls 181 -- 13.4 Sound-Transmission Loss of Double-Leaf Walls 184 -- 13.5 Weighted Sound-Reduction Index 186 -- 13.6 Isolation of Vibrations 189 -- 13.7 Isolation of Floors with Regard to Impact Sounds 192 -- 14 Noise Control - A Survey 195 -- 14.1 Origins of Noise 196 -- 14.2 Radiation of Noise 196 -- 14.3 Noise Reduction as a System Problem 200 -- 14.4 Noise Reduction at the Source 203 -- 14.5 Noise Reduction Along the Propagation Paths 204 -- 14.6 Noise Reduction at the Receiver's End 208 -- 15.1 Complex Notation for Sinusoidal Signals 211 -- 15.2 Complex Notation for Power and Intensity 212 -- 15.3 Supplementary Textbooks for Self Study 214 -- 15.4 Letter Symbols, Notations and Units 215.
Other author Xiang, Ning, 1955-
Subject Acoustical engineering.
ISBN 9783540763468 (hbk.)
3540763465 (hbk.)