Accession Number : ADA132010

Title :   Turn-Around Loss for Oceanic Sound on a Bottom Slope.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ADMIRALTY UNDERWATER WEAPONS ESTABLISHMENT PORTLAND (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Weston,D E

PDF Url : ADA132010

Report Date : Apr 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : For oceanic sound reflected from a region of bottom slope the turn-around loss equals the sum of the bottom losses, and can be quite low if the total deflection in horizontal angle is low. Simple formulae are derived, and the effects of the slope being finite are discussed.

Descriptors :   *Ocean bottom topography, *Underwater acoustics, Horizontal orientation, Slope, Losses, Sound transmission, Propagation, Sound waves, Acoustic attenuation, Mathematical analysis

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE