Designing Quiet Structures
A Sound Power Minimization ApproachBy
- Gary Koopmann
- John Fahnline
First year graduate students in engineering and mechanical engineering; industrial engineers designing quiet machines in areas such as automotive, transport, aerospace, heavy machinery, and engines.
Hardbound, 244 Pages
Published: October 1997
Imprint: Academic Press
- Basic Equations of Acoustics. Lumped Parameter Model for the Acoustic Radiation Problem. Numerical Solution of the Acoustic Radiation Problem. Experimental Measurement of the Resistance Matrix. Power Output Computations Using the Resistance Matrix. Minimizing Sound Power Using Material Tailoring. Active Control of Radiated Acoustic Power. Characterizing and Controlling the Sound in an Enclosure. Appendix: Input to and Output from the Computer Programs. Chapter References.