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Main Title Principles of Sonar Performance Modelling [electronic resource] /
Author Ainslie, Michael.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2010
Call Number QC801-809
ISBN 9783540876625
Subjects Geography. ; Physical geography. ; Oceanography. ; Acoustics. ; Environmental sciences.
Internet Access
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Collation XXVIII, 707 p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes FOUNDATIONS -- Essential background -- The sonar equations -- THE FOUR PILLARS -- Sonar oceanography -- Underwater acoustics -- Sonar signal processing -- Statistical detection theory -- TOWARDS APPLICATIONS -- Sources and scatterers of sound -- Propagation of underwater sound -- Transmitter and receiver characteristics -- The sonar equations revisited. Dr Ainslie's book provides a long-awaited complete and modern treatment of sonar performance modelling (SPM). In this context, the word "sonar" is used in a broad sense, to mean any deliberate use of underwater sound, including by marine mammals. The acronym "SONAR" stands for "sound navigation and ranging", but this book demonstrates how sonar systems and methodology are used for a variety of sensing, communications and deterrence systems, and by a number of industries and end-users (military, offshore, fisheries, surveyors and oceanography). The first three chapters provide background information and introduce the sonar equations. The author then lays the main foundations with separate chapters on acoustical oceanography, underwater acoustics, signal processing and statistical detection theory. These disparate disciplines are integrated expertly and authoritatively into a coherent whole, with as much detail as necessary added for more advanced applications of SPM. The book is illustrated with numerous worked examples, at both introductory and advanced levels, created using a variety of modern SPM tools.
Place Published Berlin, Heidelberg
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Title Ser Add Ent Springer Praxis Books
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2010
Series Title Untraced Springer Praxis Books
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140822032340
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 03061nam a22005055i 45