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Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing

Fundamentals of Ocean Acoustics

Authors: Brekhovskikh, L.M., Lysanov, Yu.P.

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This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the theory of sound propagation in the ocean. The text treats both ray and wave propagation and pays considerable attention to stochastic problems such as the scattering of sound at rough surfaces and random inhomogeneities. An introductory chapter that discusses the basic experimental data complements the following theoretical chapters.
New material has been added throughout for this third edition. New topics covered include:
- inter-thermocline lenses and their effect on sound fields
- weakly divergent bundles of rays
- ocean acoustic tomography
- coupled modes
- sound scattering by anisotropic volume inhomogeneities with fractal spectra
- Voronovich's approach to sound scattering from the rough sea surface.
In addition, the list of references has been brought up to date and the latest experimental data have been included.

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From the reviews of the third edition: “This is a small book with a wide scope and great intensity. … this book shows how phenomena such as convergence zones can be analysed mathematically. … In summary, this book is for those wishing to use mathematics to gain insight into the underlying physics behind underwater acoustics.” (Adrian Brown, International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol. 14 (1), 2009)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of Ocean Acoustics
Authors
Series Title
Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-21655-3
DOI
10.1007/b97388
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-95467-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3015-6
Series ISSN
2364-4915
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIV, 279
Additional Information
Originally published as volume 8 in the series: Springer Series on Wave Phenomena
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