Principles of Physical Acoustics

  • John Eargle

Abstract

This chapter will cover the basic elements of sound generation and propagation in both indoor and outdoor environments. Sound fields and directivity of sound sources will be discussed, as will various wavelength-dependent sound transmission phenomena. The concept of the decibel will be introduced.

Keywords

Sine Wave Sound Source Sound Pressure Level Physical Acoustics Directional Characteristic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

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  • John Eargle

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