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Foundations of engineering acoustics [electronic resource] / Frank Fahy

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Autore: Fahy, Frank Visualizza persona
Titolo: Foundations of engineering acoustics [electronic resource] / Frank Fahy Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: San Diego, Calif. : London : Academic, c2001
Descrizione fisica: xix, 443 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Disciplina: 620.2
Soggetto topico: Acoustical engineering
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Sound engineering -- The nature of sound and some sound wave phenomena -- Sound in fluids -- Impedance -- Sound energy and intensity -- Sources of sound -- Sound absorption and sound absorbers -- Sound in waveguides -- Sound in enclosures -- Structure-borne sound -- Transmission of sound through partitions -- Reflection, scattering, diffraction and refraction.
Sommario/riassunto: Foundations of Engineering Acoustics takes the reader on a journey from a qualitative introduction to the physical nature of sound, explained in terms of common experience, to mathematical models and analytical results which underlie the techniques applied by the engineering industry to improve the acoustic performance of their products. The book is distinguished by extensive descriptions and explanations of audio-frequency acoustic phenomena and their relevance to engineering, supported by a wealth of diagrams, and by a guide for teachers of tried and tested class demonstrations and laboratory-based experiments. Foundations of Engineering Acoustics is a textbook suitable for both senior undergraduate and postgraduate courses in mechanical, aerospace, marine, and possibly electrical and civil engineering schools at universities. It will be a valuable reference for academic teachers and researchers and will also assist Industrial Acoustic Group staff and Consultants. Comprehensive and up-to-date: broad coverage, many illustrations, questions, elaborated answers, references and a bibliography Introductory chapter on the importance of sound in technology and the role of the engineering acoustician Deals with the fundamental concepts, principles, theories and forms of mathematical representation, rather than methodology Frequent reference to practical applications and contemporary technology Emphasizes qualitative, physical introductions to each principal as an entře to mathematical analysis for the less theoretically oriented readers and courses Provides a 'cook book' of demonstrations and laboratory-based experiments for teachers Useful for discussing acoustical problems with non-expert clients/managers because the descriptive sections are couched in largely non-technical language and any jargon is explained Draws on the vast pedagogic experience of the writer.
Eiproduzione: Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 25, 2007). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
ISBN: 9780122476655
Formato: Risorse elettroniche
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: b13652874
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Altra ed. diverso supporto: Original 0122476654 9780122476655 (DLC) 00103464 (OCoLC)44915790