Dependence of the Mean Intensity of a Low-Frequency Acoustic Field on the Bottom Parameters of a Shallow Sea with Random Volumetric Water-Layer Inhomogeneities
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The study is devoted to statistical modeling of low-frequency acoustic signal propagation in a twodimensionally inhomogeneous random shallow sea with a thermocline and differing penetrability of the bottom. Calculations are performed using the local-mode representation of the solution in the one-way propagation approximation. Plots are presented for the behavior of the mean acoustic field intensity for different sound velocity and density values in the bottom. It is shown that the earlier described effect of a decrease in propagation losses in a model randomly inhomogeneous shallow sea with an absorbing bottom significantly depends on the parameters of bottom sediments and is more strongly manifested for bottom boundaries with greater penetrability.
Keywordsrandomly inhomogeneous shallow sea acoustic field fluctuations mean intensity local modes
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