Elements of Aviation Acoustics

By G.J.J. Ruijgrok

December 2004

Delft University Press

ISBN: 9040725608

339 pages, Illustrated, 6 ½" x 9 ½"

$87.50 Paper Original

Partial contents: Sound & sound waves. Diffraction. Refraction. Sound fields. Acoustic power. Sound intensity. Pressure levels. Directionality. Doppler effect. Limits of audibility. Equation of continuity. Euler's & Poisson's equations. Wave equation. Velocity potential. Plane waves. Spherical waves. Helmholtz equation. Monopole source. Dipole source. Quadrapole & aerodynamic jet noise. Proopagation of sound in the atmosphere. Sound in enclosures. Attenuation of sound in ducts. Frequency spectra. Ground reflection. Noise measures. Noise certification. Effects of forward motion. Airplane noise sources. References. Appendices-noy values; SI-units; noise-zoning in the Netherlands; lateral noise attenuation; noise abatement procedures. Glossary. Index.

Aviation; Aeronautical Engineering

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