Accession Number:

AD0420315

Title:

UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS: A SPREADING LOSS EXPRESSION WHICH PERMITS THE USE OF OCEAN BOTTOM CONTOURS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

This report develops a general spreading loss expression and ray tracing procedure for use in sonar detection studies particularly where shallow water makes bottom topography a significant factor. Any analytically describable ocean bottom can be accommodated by these techniques.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE