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Sonar for Practising Engineers, 3rd Edition

Sonar for Practising Engineers, 3rd Edition

A. D. Waite

ISBN: 978-0-471-49750-9

May 2002

324 pages

In Stock

$86.95

Description

The first book exclusively on sonar and sonar technology. Written by an engineer (with over 40 years of experience in the field) for engineers. Taking an engineering approach rather than a physics/math one it provides an understanding of the basic principles of sonar and develops the formulae and "rules of thumb" for sonar design and performance analysis.
Preface.

About the Author.

Introduction.

Sound.

Arrays.

Propagation of Sound in the Sea.

Target Strength.

Noise in Sonar Systems.

Reverberation.

The Sonar Equations.

Passive Sonar.

Active Sonar.

Echo Sounding and Side Scan Sonars.

Mine Hunting Sonars.

Intercept and Communications Sonars.

Active Sonar Design.

Conclusion.

Solutions to Problems.

Index.
Provides information on the following:
  • Arrays and Directivity.
  • Sources of Noise in Sonar Systems.
  • Intercept and Communications Sonars.
  • Detection and Classifications: A Unified Process.