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Geometrical Acoustics in Moving Media

  • Vladimir E. Ostashev
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 586)

Abstract

A complete set of linearized equations of fluid dynamics is considered, which is a starting point of geometrical acoustics in inhomogeneous moving media. The linearized equations of fluid dynamics are solved by using the Debye series. As a result the eikonal equation, dispersion equation, transport equation, and the law of acoustic energy conservation are obtained. The sound propagation in threedimensional and stratified moving media are studied.

Keywords

Wave Front Sound Pressure Sound Wave Dispersion Equation Sound Propagation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir E. Ostashev
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NOAA/Environmental Technology LaboratoryBoulder
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNewMexico State UniversityLas CrucesUSA

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