Acoustic Waves

  • John Lekner
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 87)


Section  1.4 introduced the basics of sound propagation in isotropic media, and some elementary properties of compressional wave reflection and transmission. An important aspect noted there was the possibility of zero reflection at a sharp boundary between two media at the Green’s angle, the acoustic analogue of the Brewster angle.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Victoria University of Wellington School of Chemical & Physical SciencesWellingtonNew Zealand

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