Sound from a Light Aircraft for Underwater Acoustics Experiments?
Abstract:A series of ocean-acoustics experiments using a single-engine, light aircraft as the source of sound has been performed about 1.5 km off the coast of La Jolla, California. A microphone monitored the sound of the aircraft above the surface and a vertical array of hydrophones received the acoustic signals in the ocean. Some preliminary findings from these experiments are reported and the prospects for light-aircraft as sound sources in ocean-acoustic inversion techniques are discussed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2002
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- Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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