Digital Acoustic Intensity Measurements

Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 296)


A measurement method (digital acoustic intensity measurements) is proposed, which, in contrast to the classical methods, enables the measurement of the acoustic intensity in the near field of a vibrating structure. As will be demonstrated the grafic representation of the near field intensity vector is a useful resource in the experimental study of the sound radiation mechanisms, in identifying noise sources or in estimating the sound contribution of different subcomponents of a complex source. As such it is a unique tool to identify the radiation mechanism of vibrating structures and to study the complex relation between structural vibrations and radiated sound.


Bias Error Acoustic Energy Intensity Pattern Radiation Efficiency Sound Power 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Sas
    • 1
  1. 1.Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium

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