Acoustics I

ENG ME 520

Introduction to wave propagation and sound. Derivation of the linear wave equation with emphasis on its origins in the conservation equations of fluid media and fluid equations of state. Plane wave and spherical wave propagation. Initial value and boundary value problems, including normal modes and waveguides. General concepts such as acoustic impedance and intensity. Lumped elements. The wave equation in horns and stratified media. Other topics may include biomedical ultrasound, acoustic levitation, etc... as time permits.

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Holt ENG 202 TR 1:30 pm-3:15 pm

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