TAM 413: Fundamentals of Engineering Acoustics

Class Description:

Development of the basic theoretical concepts of acoustical systems; mechanical vibration, plane and spherical wave phenomena in fluid media, lumped and distributed resonant systems, and absorption phenomena and hearing. Same as ECE 473. 3 or 4 undergraduate hours.

Topics:

Vibrating systems (8 hr)
String
Membrane

Plane waves in fluid media (8 hr)
Propagation phenomena
Transmission phenomena

Spherical waves in fluid media (12 hr)
Point and spherical sources
Piston radiation and reactor
Dipole and image sources

Radiation in fluid media (3hr)

Resonators and filters (6 hr)
Lumped systems
Distributed systems

Absorption phenomena (6 hr)

Examinations (3 hr)
TOTAL HOURS: 46

 

ME:  MechSE or technical elective.

EM:  Secondary field elective.

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