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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 78, Issue 2, pp 153–156 | Cite as

Biomechanical aspects of underwater acoustics with a special reference to hydrobiology

  • Sasadhar DE
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Abstract

Some biomechanical aspects of the acoustical behaviour of underwater animals is discussed here. We have avoided mathematical complexities.

Keywords

Ambient noise saline ‘contraction’ pressure amplitude absorption coefficient axis of sound channel far-field near-field resonant frequencies stiffness frictional force 

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© Dr. W. Junk b. v. Publishers 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sasadhar DE
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  1. 1.Old Engineering Office (QRS.)U.G.C. Research AssociateBirbhum, W. BengalIndia

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