Presented in a clear and concise way as an introductory text and practical handbook, the book provides the basic physical phenomena governing underwater acoustical waves, propagation, reflection, target backscattering and noise. It covers the general features of sonar systems, transducers and arrays, signal processing and performance evaluation. It provides an overview of today's applications, presenting the working principles of the various systems.Lurton, Xavier is the author of 'Introduction to Underwater Acoustics Principles and Applications' with ISBN 9783540429678 and ISBN 3540429670.
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