Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 205
Acoustics is the science that studies sound, in particular its production, transmission, and effects. The applications of acoustics can be broken down into four main categories: Earth Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, and the Arts. This book describes some of the fundamental principles of acoustics.
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