13.853 Computational Ocean Acoustics, Spring 2003
Computational Ocean Acoustics
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Wave equations for fluid and visco-elastic media. Wave-theory formulations of acoustic source radiation and seismo-acoustic propagation in stratified ocean waveguides. Wavenumber Integration and Normal Mode methods for propagation in plane-stratified media. Seismo-Acoustic modeling of seabeds and ice covers. Seismic interface and surface waves in a stratified seabed. Parabolic Equation and Coupled Mode approaches to propagation in range-dependent ocean waveguides. Numerical modeling of target scattering and reverberation clutter in ocean waveguides. Ocean ambient noise modeling. Students develop propagation models using all the numerical approaches relevant to state-of-the-art acoustic research.
Wave equations, Wave-theory formulations, acoustic source radiation, seismo-acoustic propagation, stratified ocean waveguides, Wavenumber Integration, Normal Mode, Seismo-Acoustic modeling, Seismic interface, surface waves, stratified seabed, Parabolic Equation, Coupled Mode, range-dependent ocean waveguides, Numerical modeling, target scattering, reverberation clutter, Ocean ambient noise modeling, Fluid media, visco-elastic media, plane-stratified media, ice covers, 2.068, 13.853, Underwater acoustics