Acoustics

Course Information
TitleΑκουστική / Acoustics
Code061
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Chrissoulidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001010

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ELECTRICAL ENERGYElective Courses745
ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGElective Courses745
TELECOMMUNICATIONSElective Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600144686
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will gain the knowledge of the mechanisms related to the generation, propagation, reflection, refraction, and scattering of sound waves in fluids.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physical description of sound propagation in the sea. Acoustic wave equation. Ray theory and refraction. Reflection and refraction on solid-fluid interface. Underwater waveguide. Paraxial wave propagation. Orthogonal mode theory. Membrane vibrations. Sound wave radiation. Sound detection, sonar equation. Acoustic transducers. Doppler phenomenon. Sound scattering and absorption by air bubbles in the sea.
Keywords
Sound, Acoustics, wave, Doppler, Propagation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1505
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις διδάσκοντα
Additional bibliography for study
1. Philip M. Morse, K. Uno Ingard, “Theoretical Acoustics”, Princeton Press, 1986. 2. William C. Elmore, Mark A. Heald, “Physics of Waves”, Dover, 1985 3. H.J. Pain, “The Physics of Vibrations and Waves”, Wiley, 4th ed., 1993. 4. P.N.T. Wells, “Biomedical Ultrasonics”, Academic Press, 1977. 5. Benson Caplin, “Ultrasonics”, Mc Graw Hill, 2nd ed., 1960. 6. Robert T. Beyer, Stephen V. Letcher, “Physical Ultrasonics”, Academic Press, 1960. 7. William W. Seto, “Acoustics”, Schaum’s Outline Series, 1971. 8. David T. Blackstock,”Fundamentals of Physical Acoustics”, John Wiley and Sons, 2000 9. Mario Rossi, “Acoustics
Last Update
23-03-2016