OC3260 Fundamentals of Ocean Acoustics

The fundamentals of ocean acoustics, including the acoustic wave equation, ray theory, acoustic arrays and filters, ambient noise, scattering, absorption, an introduction to normal mode theory, and sonar equations. Laboratory emphasizes acoustic signal processing techniques.

Prerequisite

OC3230, partial differential equations or equivalent

Lecture Hours

4

Lab Hours

1

Quarter Offered

  • As Required
  • Summer