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Analytical Solution for Acoustic Waves Propagation in Fluids

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This paper presents a mathematical model of linear acoustic wave propagation in fluids. The benefits of a mathematical model over a normal mode analysis are first discussed, then the mathematical model for acoustic propagation in the test medium is developed using computer simulations. The approach is based on a analytical solution to the homogeneous wave equation for fluid medium. A good agreement between the computational presented results with published data.

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M. Othman, M. Ali and R. Farouk, "Analytical Solution for Acoustic Waves Propagation in Fluids," World Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 1 No. 5, 2011, pp. 243-246. doi: 10.4236/wjm.2011.15030.


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