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2022-2023 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ECE 497 - Underwater Acoustics I

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Production, propagation, and reception of underwater sound. Topics include plane, spherical and cylindrical wave propagation, transmission loss, normal mode theory, waveguides, ray acoustics, active and passive sonar equations, properties of transducers and arrays including transmit and receive sensitivity, beam patterns, directivity, spatial aperture functions and their Fourier transform pairs, equivalent electrical circuits, and calibration of underwater projectors and hydrophones. Cross-listed with ECE 597