Treatise on Acoustics: The First Comprehensive English by E.F.F. Chladni,Robert T. Beyer

By E.F.F. Chladni,Robert T. Beyer

E.F.F. Chladni’s experiments and observations with sound and vibrations profoundly prompted the advance of the sphere of Acoustics. The recognized Chladni diagrams besides different observations are contained in Die Akustik, released in German in 1802 and Traité d’Acoustique, a drastically accelerated model, released in French in 1809. this is often the 1st complete translation of the accelerated French model of Traité d’Acoustique, utilizing the 1802 German booklet for reference and clarification.  the interpretation used to be undertaken by means of Robert T. Beyer, PhD (1920-2008), famous acoustician, Professor of Physics at Brown college, and Gold Medal recipient of the Acoustical Society of the USA. in addition to many different tasks accomplished over the process his profession, Dr. Beyer translated Von Neumann’s seminal paintings, Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics from the unique German, spent 30 years translating Russian physics treatises and journals, served as editor of the English translation of the Soviet Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, and likewise authored Sounds of our instances: 200 Years of Acoustics.

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