Measurement Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 9, pp 944–949 | Cite as

Sensitivity of Sonar Receiver When Measuring Underwater Noise

  • A. E. IsaevEmail author
  • A. N. Matveev
  • A. S. Nikolaenko
  • A. M. Polikarpov

Problems arising from using the sensitivity of a hydrophone across a field to measure underwater noise are considered. Using the example of calibration of a hydroacoustic receiver, methods are shown for obtaining the energy and sectoral energy sensitivities of a receiver and the advantages of using them in measuring environmental noise and noise during certification tests of a vessel.


hydroacoustic receiver field sensitivity frequency response of sensitivity energy sensitivity sectoral energy sensitivity measurements of underwater noise 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. Isaev
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. N. Matveev
    • 1
  • A. S. Nikolaenko
    • 1
  • A. M. Polikarpov
    • 1
  1. 1.All-Russia Research Institute of Physicotechnical and Radio Measurements (VNIIFTRI)MendeleevoRussia

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