Engineering Acoustics

M E 451 XE Cross Listed: E M/E E

Course Description

Properties of sounds waves and noise metrics (pressure, power levels, etc). Sound sources and propagation. Principles of wave propagation in one-, two-, and three-dimensions. Wave reflection and transmission. Wave propagation in rectangular, cylindrical, and annular ducts. Acoustics fields for model noise sources. Introduction to aerodynamic noise sources in aircraft, aircraft engines, and wind turbines. Selected laboratory experiments. Nonmajor graduate credit.

3 credits


Instructor Contact

Timothy Bigelow

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