OE 865 (01) - Underwater Acoustics

Underwater Acoustics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13667
An introduction to acoustics in the ocean. Fundamental acoustic concepts including the simple harmonic oscillator, waves on strings, and the acoustic wave equation; the sonar equation; sound generation and reception by underwater acoustic transducers and arrays; basics of sound propagation; reflection and scattering from ocean boundaries. Spring semester; offered every year; satisfies core course requirement in Ocean Engineering. Prereq: General physics and differential equations.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Thomas Weber

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 8:10am - 9:30am KING N343