Computational Atmospheric Acoustics by E.M. Salomons

By E.M. Salomons

Noise from vehicles, trains, and aeroplanes could be heard at huge distances from the resource. exact predictions of the loudness of the noise require exact computations of sound propagation within the surroundings. This e-book describes types that may be used for those computations. The versions keep in mind complicated results of the surroundings and the floor floor on sound waves, together with the results of wind and temperature distributions, atmospheric turbulence, abnormal terrain, and noise boundaries.
the most textual content of the publication makes a speciality of actual results in atmospheric acoustics. the consequences are illustrated through many numerical examples. The major textual content calls for a truly restricted mathematical historical past from the reader; particular mathematical descriptions of the types, built from the elemental rules of acoustics, are provided in appendices. versions for relocating media are in comparison with versions which are in response to the potent sound pace strategy. either two-dimensional versions and three-d versions are provided. As meteorological results play an incredible position in atmospheric acoustics, chosen subject matters from boundary layer meteorology and the speculation of turbulence also are presented.

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