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RECORD NUMBER: 45 OF 52
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Survey of Sonic Boom Phenomena for the Non-Specialist.|
|Publisher||HH Aerospace Design Co,|
|Report Number||HHA-14; AD-A009 663; FAA-RD-75-68; DOT-FA74WAI-468|
|Subjects||Aircraft. ; Psychology. ; Stress Physiology. ; Acoustics. ; Environments. ; Sonic boom. ; Acoustic waves. ; Wave propagation. ; Structural response. ; Physiological effects. ; Animals. ; Response(biology) ; Supersonic aircraft.|
"Filmed 6-17-75 NTIS." "AD-A009 663." "HHA-14." "FAA-RD-75-68." "DOT-FA74WAI-468." Microfiche.
The purpose of this document is to make available to the non-specialist and non-scientist a review of the technical concepts underlying the work done in the field of sonic boom research. It contains a non-technical discussion of the acoustic mechanisms which are fundamental in sonic boom phenomena, using photographs of water wave analogues. Then the report discusses a variety of basic aspects including: generation, propagation, minimization, human response and social criteria, structural and wildlife response, threshold Mach number operations and simulation methods. The report sites many references and draws extensively on a recent review for investigators in the field of sonic boom prepared by L.J. Runyan and E.J. Kane.