On Dipoles and the Radiating Membrane

  • J. S. C. van Dijk
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 87)


In this work we shall assume that the basilar membrane is found at the real axis of the complex z-plane. The membrane is surrounded by a fluid. The hydrodynamical pressure p depends on space and time. The actual pressure p(x,0,t) at the membrane consIsts of a known part which results from a forced fluid flow and an unknown disturbance. The unknown pressure is often called the radiation pressure.


Real Axis Basilar Membrane Membrane Fibre Unit Force Negative Real Axis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. C. van Dijk
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  1. 1.Institute of Phonetic SciencesUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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