Papers Published

  1. Dowell, E.H. and Gorman, G.F. and Smith, D.A., Acoustoelasticity: general theory, acoustic natural modes and forced response to sinusoidal excitation, including comparisons with experiment, J. Sound Vib. (UK), vol. 52 no. 4 (1977), pp. 519 - 42 [0022-460X(77)90368-6] .
    (last updated on 2007/04/10)

    A comprehensive theoretical model has been developed for interior sound fields which are created by flexible wall motion resulting from exterior sound fields. Full coupling between the wall and interior acoustic cavity is permitted. An efficient computational method is used to determine acoustic natural frequencies of multiply connected cavities. Simplified formulae are developed for interior sound levels in terms of cavity, wall and external acoustic field parameters. Comparisons of theory and experiment show generally good agreement