Sound, Vibration and Shock I

Measuring Systems
  • P. O. A. L. Davies
  • M. Heckl
  • G. L. Koopman
  • G. Bianchi
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 276)


When converting the wave motion of sound and vibration into a measurable quantity for the purpose of analysis, it is necessary to use combinations of several instruments which together make up the overall measurement system. A typical layout of possible combinations is shown in figure 1.


Sound Pressure Sound Pressure Level Acoustic Pressure Acoustic Mode Sound Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. O. A. L. Davies
    • 1
  • M. Heckl
    • 2
  • G. L. Koopman
    • 3
  • G. Bianchi
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK
  2. 2.Technical University of BerlinGermany
  3. 3.University of HoustonUSA
  4. 4.Politecnico di MilanoItaly

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