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Structural Acoustics

Deterministic and Random Phenomena, 1st Edition

By Joshua E. Greenspon

CRC Press

297 pages

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From jet engine noise that generates vibrations in the structure of an aircraft, to the sound radiation from the hull of a ship or submarine that makes it identifiable, an understanding of structural acoustics is key in the design process in maritime, automotive, aerospace, and architectural engineering. Building on classic works in the field, Stru

Table of Contents

DETERMINISTIC PHENOMENA. General Overview of the Book. Fundamentals of Acoustics and Structural Acoustics. Approximations for Added Mass and Radiation Damping. Fundamentals of Structures and Analysis of Beams. Unstiffened, Stiffened, Sandwich, and Composite Plates. A Simplified Procedure for Built-up Structures. Sound Patterns from Cylindrical Shells. Analysis of Three-Dimensional Media with Variable Properties. RANDOM PHENOMENA. Linear Systems Equations. Statistical Acoustics. Statistics of Structures. Random Radiation from Cylindrical Structures. Applications of Statistical Acoustics to Near Field-Far Field Problems. Scale Models of Random Loading and Response. Index.

About the Author

Dr. Greenspon received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees from The Johns Hopkins University. While studying for his doctoral degree, he also taught Applied Mechanics for several years at the University. Upon completion of his course work, he was employed by the David Taylor Model Basin to do studies on ship vibrations. He completed the original research for his doctoral thesis in vibrations of thick cylindrical shells.

He subsequently worked for the Martin Marietta Corporation doing research in panel flutter. He established a consultancy firm-JG Engineering Research Associates-and continued doing research under contract to the United States Army and Navy, in the areas of vibrations, sound radiation, and structures subject to blast and fragmentation.

Dr. Greenspon was awarded the Silver Medal in Engineering Acoustics by The Acoustical Society of America for the solution of underwater radiation and scattering problems. He also served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America for 20 years. He was a member of the Acoustical Society of America, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Dr. Greenspon passed away in February 2011, a few months before the publication of this book.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC019000
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