Propagation of Acoustical Waves

  • Byron B. Brenden
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This chapter is devoted to a review of the basic characteristics of the propagation of acoustical waves in liquids and solids. It provides no new information but seeks instead to review in the reader’s mind those elements of acoustical wave propagation which will be useful in the discussion of liquid surface and scanned a-coustical holography.


Shear Wave Acoustical Wave Elemental Volume Radiation Pressure Adiabatic Compressibility 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Byron B. Brenden
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  1. 1.Holosonics, Inc.RichlandUSA

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