OE 865 (01) - Underwater Acoustics

Underwater Acoustics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13234
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Gabe Venegas

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 8:10am - 9:30am PARS N116