Acoustics for Engineers: Troy Lectures (Hardcover)
Introduction.- Mechanic and Acoustic Oscillations.- Electromechanic and Electroacoustic Analogies.- Electromechanic and Electroacoustic Transduction.- Magnetic-Field Transducers.- Electric-Field Transducers.- The Wave Equation in Fluids.- Horns and Stepped Ducts.- Spherical Waves, Harmonics, and Line Arrays.- Piston Membranes, Diffraction and Scattering.- Dissipation, Reflection, Refraction, and Absorption.- Geometric Acoustics and Diffuse Sound Fields.- Insulation of Air- and Structure-Borne Sound.- Noise Control - A Survey.- Solutions to the Exercise Problems.- Appendices.
About the Author
Ning Xiang, PhD, is professor of Acoustics and Signal Processing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. He is the director of RPI's Program in Architectural Acoustics. Jens Blauert, Dr.-Ing., Dr.-Tech. h.c., is emeritus professor of Acoustics and Electrical Engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) in Bochum, Germany. He is the founder and former director of RUB's Institute of Communication Acoustics.