By M. S. Howe
Acoustics of Fluid-Structure Interactions addresses an more and more very important department of fluid mechanics--the absorption of noise and vibration by means of fluid circulate. This topic, which bargains a number of demanding situations to traditional components of acoustics, is of becoming obstacle in areas the place the surroundings is adversely suffering from sound. Howe provides worthwhile history fabric on fluid mechanics and the basic thoughts of classical acoustics and structural vibrations. utilizing examples, a lot of which come with whole labored options, he vividly illustrates the theoretical suggestions concerned. He presents the root for all calculations invaluable for the decision of sound iteration via airplane, ships, common air flow and combustion structures, in addition to musical tools. either a graduate textbook and a reference for researchers, Acoustics of Fluid-Structure Interactions is a vital synthesis of knowledge during this box. it's going to additionally reduction engineers within the thought and perform of noise regulate.
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Acoustics of Fluid-Structure Interactions (Cambridge Monographs on Mechanics) by M. S. Howe