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By J. W. S. Rayleigh

"An amazing treatise." — Review of clinical Instruments
"Astonishing how this treatise … nonetheless keeps a spot of preeminence in glossy acoustical literature." — Electronics Industry
The significant paintings by means of a Nobel Laureate who was once one of the maximum of 19th-century physicists is a regular compendium which has served generations of acousticians, physicists, and mathematical physicists because the vintage assurance of all points of sound, either experimental and theoretical.
The ebook sums up past study and provides unique contributions of Lord Rayleigh. it really is, accordingly, not just a reference ebook, yet a e-book of significant useful software for all readers eager about medical features of sound. quantity 1 covers harmonic vibrations, platforms with one measure of freedom, vibrating structures often, transverse vibrations of strings, longitudinal and torsional vibrations of bars, vibrations of membranes and plates, curved shells and plates, and electric vibrations. quantity II covers aerial vibrations, vibrations in tubes, mirrored image and refraction of aircraft waves, basic equations, concept of resonators, Laplace's services and acoustics, round sheets of air, vibration of strong our bodies, and proof and theories of audition.

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