Accession Number:

ADA179096

Title:

Nonlinear Underwater Acoustics.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA NEW YORK

Report Date:

1987-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

259.0

Abstract:

Contents Parametric sound sources and receivers Methods of calculation of nonlinear interactions in sound beams Nonlinear interaction of plane waves Method of the parabolic equation and basic results of linear diffraction theory Parametric sound radiators with nondiffracting beams of pump waves Calculation of different regimes of operation of the parametric radiator Parametric receiving arrays Operation of parametric radiators at high intensities of the pump waves Thermal opto acoustic arrays Construction features of parametric underwater devices Experimental investigations and testing of parametric arrays Parametric apparatus and the regions of their use, and Use of nomograms for calculation of the characteristics of a parametric radiator.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE