The Theory of Sound, Volume One: 001 (Dover Books on by J. W. S. Rayleigh

By J. W. S. Rayleigh

"An striking treatise." — Review of medical Instruments
"Astonishing how this treatise … nonetheless keeps a spot of preeminence in smooth acoustical literature." — Electronics Industry
The significant paintings through a Nobel Laureate who was once one of the maximum of 19th-century physicists is a regular compendium which has served generations of acousticians, physicists, and mathematical physicists because the vintage assurance of all facets of sound, either experimental and theoretical.
The publication sums up earlier examine and provides unique contributions of Lord Rayleigh. it really is, as a result, not just a reference ebook, yet a booklet of serious sensible application for all readers keen on clinical points of sound. quantity 1 covers harmonic vibrations, platforms with one measure of freedom, vibrating platforms generally, transverse vibrations of strings, longitudinal and torsional vibrations of bars, vibrations of membranes and plates, curved shells and plates, and electric vibrations. quantity II covers aerial vibrations, vibrations in tubes, mirrored image and refraction of airplane waves, normal equations, idea of resonators, Laplace's features and acoustics, round sheets of air, vibration of stable our bodies, and evidence and theories of audition.

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