Underwater Sound Generation by Waterhammer

  • A. Laake
  • G. E. A. Meier
  • A. P. Szumowski
Conference paper
Part of the IUTAM Symposia book series (IUTAM)

Summary

If an accelerated water column is abruptly stopped, waterhammer occurs. This generates a pressure wave, which is radiated into the surrounding liquid. A delta pulse-like pressure signal with large bandwidth and amplitude is achieved.

Keywords

Petroleum Cavitation Hydrophone 

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Copyright information

© Springer, Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Laake
    • 1
  • G. E. A. Meier
    • 1
  • A. P. Szumowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für StrömungsforschungGöttingenFed. Rep. of Germany

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