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

ECE 490 - Fundamentals of Acoustics

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Fundamentals of acoustics including vibration and wave propagation in solid and fluid media. Topics include: vibration and wave propagation in one-dimensional, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional media including lumped parameter systems, strings, bars, membranes, thin plates and fluids; mechanical and electrical equivalent circuit models, normal modes, linearized wave equation and solutions, reflection, transmission, refraction and attenuation phenomena in fluids, production and reception of sound, basic properties of transducers and arrays. Cross-listed with ECE 557