Accession Number : ADA098556


Title :   Nonlinear Acoustics


Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE RI DEPT OF PHYSICS


Personal Author(s) : Beyer, Robert T.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA098556


Report Date : 14 FEB 1974


Pagination or Media Count : 414


Abstract : CONTENTS: Introduction -- The Nature of Nonlinear Acoustics, Historical Aspects; Principles of Linear Acoustics; Some Sources of Nonlinear Oscillations; Nonlinear Propagation in Fluids; Shock Waves; Aeroacoustics; Radiation Pressure; Streaming; Cavitation; Nonlinear Interaction of Sound Waves; Applications of Nonlinear Interactions. The Parametric Array; Nonlinear Propagation in Solids.


Descriptors :   *NONLINEAR SYSTEMS , *ACOUSTICS , SHOCK WAVES , VORTICES , BUBBLES , ACOUSTIC ARRAYS , SOUND TRANSMISSION , ACOUSTIC VELOCITY , COLLAPSE , WAVE EQUATIONS , RADIATION PRESSURE , CAVITATION , TEXTBOOKS , HARMONIC ANALYSIS , CAVITATION NOISE , PARAMETRIC DEVICES.


Subject Categories : ACOUSTICS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE