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Intro to Acoustics (Part 1)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology via Coursera

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This course introduces acoustics by using the concept of impedance. In the previous part, the course starts with vibrations and waves, demonstrating how vibration can be envisaged as a kind of wave, mathematically and physically. They are realized by one-dimensional examples, which provide mathematically simplest but clear enough physical insights. Then the part 1 ends with explaining waves on a flat surface of discontinuity, demonstrating how propagation characteristics of waves change in space where there is a distributed impedance mismatch.

Following the part 1, part 2 starts with radiation, scattering, and diffraction, which can be explained in a unified way by seeing the changes of waves due to spatially distributed impedance. Lastly, the course covers sound in closed space, which is considered to be a space that is surrounded by spatially distributed impedance, and introduces two spaces: acoustically large and small space.

Taught by

Yang-Hann Kim
Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Subject Science
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 3 hours a week
Calendar 5 weeks long
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by Dr.shollada audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
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