IISc Bangalore

Introduction to Acoustics – I (3:0)

AE 249

Conservation equations, the wave equation, acoustic energy, intensify and source power, spherical waves, frequency content of rounds, levels and the decibel Fourier series and long duration rounds. Reflection transmission and excitation of plane waves, specific acoustic impedance, multi-layer transmission and reflection, radiation from vibrating bodies. Monopoles and Green functions. Reciprocity in acoustics.

Text books: 

Allan D. Pierce, Acoustics, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1981.




T. S. Sheshadri

Offering Dates: 

4th week of July to 3rd week of Dec