OE 865 (01) - Underwater Acoustics

Underwater Acoustics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   11  
CRN: 12266
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. Requires knowledge of differential equations and college physics.
Cross listed with : OE 765.02, OE 765.01
Instructors: Jenna Hare

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 8:10am - 9:30am CHASE 175