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Propagation of Sound in Inhomogeneous Media: Exact, Transient Solutions in Curvilinear Geometries

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P. Bala Subrahmanyam, R. I. Sujith

Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India 600036

Tim C. Lieuwen

School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0150e-mail: tim.lieuwen@aerospace.gatech.edu

J. Vib. Acoust 125(2), 133-136 (Apr 01, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1553471 History: Received March 01, 2001; Revised September 01, 2002; Online April 01, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Evolution of a wave in cylindrical coordinate system (ac0τ=1 and tref=rref/acref)
Grahic Jump Location
Evolution of a wave in spherical coordinate system (dc0τ=0.1 and tref=rref/dcref)

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