Acoustic Monitoring Books

  • Leak Detection

    Ageing infrastructure and declining water resources are major concerns with a growing global population.  Controlling water loss has therefore become a priority for water utilities around the world.  In order to improve efficiencies, water utilities need to apply good practices in leak detection. Leak Detection: Technology and Implementation ...

  • Guidelines for acoustic surveys in the northwest African region - Directives pour les campagnes acoustiques dans la région de l'Afrique du Nord-Ouest

    This manual provides a guide to the survey routines that should be followed during hydro- acoustic fish abundance surveys in the northwest African region for a harmonized coverage. The guidelines could, however, also be useful for other regions with similar environmental characteristics and marine resources. The manual covers topics such as survey ...

  • Atmospheric Acoustic Remote Sensing

    Sonic Detection and Ranging (SODAR) systems and Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems (RASS) use sound waves to determine wind speed, wind direction, and turbulent character of the atmosphere. They are increasingly used for environmental and scientific applications such as analyzing ground-level pollution dispersion and monitoring conditions affecting ...

  • ASTM International Standards on Color and Appearance Measurement: 8th Edition (Print)

    This new edition, available in print or CD-ROM, provides 126 ASTM standards used in appearance analysis for a variety of materials and products, such as acoustical tile, petroleum products, paints and coatings, paper, plastics, textiles, traffic marking materials, and pavement surfaces. These materials include those that reflect and transmit ...

  • ASTM International Standards on Color and Appearance Measurement: 8th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition, available in print or CD-ROM, provides 126 ASTM standards used in appearance analysis for a variety of materials and products, such as acoustical tile, petroleum products, paints and coatings, paper, plastics, textiles, traffic marking materials, and pavement surfaces. These materials include those that reflect and transmit ...

  • Nontraditional Methods of Sensing Stress, Strain and Damage in Materials and Structures: Second Volume

    The latest volume in this series examines new and nontraditional methods of measuring mechanical properties in materials and structures including: imaging systems to infer deformation fields, acoustic emission techniques, and unique applications and sensors. Many of these novel methods allow measurement of features and parameters that in the past ...

  • Acoustic Emission Testing of Aerial Devices and Associated Equipment Used in the Utility Industries

    STP 1139 presents case histories and the benefits realized by utilities that have used acoustic emission testing of aerial equipment. These 15 papers, representing 15 years of experience, can greatly enhance your testing ...

  • Acoustic Emissions in Geotechnical Engineering Practice

    The Symposium on Acoustic Emissions in Geotechnical Engineering Practice was held 24 June 1981, during the June Committee Week of the American Society for Testing and Materials in Detroit, Michigan. ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock for Engineering Purposes sponsored the symposium. V. P. Drnevich, University of Kentucky, and R. E. Gray, GAI ...

  • Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Pressurized Systems

    A publication that addresses the acoustic emission technique as a viable complimentary nondestructive testing method. The papers presented draw a correlation between the generation of acoustic emission and defect growth; develop methods to evaluate and rank the severity of the flaw growth; and include the evaluation that acoustic emission method ...

  • Monitoring Structural Integrity by Acoustic Emission

    The symposium on Monitoring Structural Integrity by Acoustic Emission was presented in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., 17-18 Jan. 1974. The symposium was sponsored by Committee E07 on Nondestructuve Testing, American Society for Testing and Materials. J. C. Spanner, Westinghouse Hanford Co., presided as symposium chairman. J. W. McElroy, Philadelphia ...

  • Acoustical Imaging

    Acoustical imaging has become an indispensable tool in a variety of fields. Since its introduction, the applications have grown and cover a variety of techniques, producing significant results in fields as disparate as medicine and seismology. Cutting-edge trends continue to be discussed worldwide.This book contains the proceedings of the 27th ...

  • Theory and Applications of Nonviscous Fluid Flows

    The purpose of this book is to present a broad panorama of model problems encountered in nonviscous Newtonian fluid flows. This is achieved by investigating the significant features of the solutions of the corresponding equations using the method of asymptotic analysis. The book thereby fills a long-standing gap in the literature by providing ...

  • Urban Forest Acoustics

    Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics:- dendrological characteristics of trees- factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts- equipment for in situ noise measurements- acoustical sensors for ...

  • Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments

    Research on sensory processing or the way animals see, hear, smell, taste, feel and electrically and magnetically sense their environment has advanced a great deal over the last fifteen years. This book discusses the most important themes that have emerged from recent research and provides a summary of likely future directions.The book starts with ...

  • Pulses and Other Wave Processes in Fluids

    This book represents a comprehensive treatment of both classical and modern problems of pulse propagation. The authors provide a physical insight in the intriguing problem of pulse propagation in non-equilibrium media (unstable or admitting attenuation). A refined analysis of the acoustic-gravity waves generation in a compressible stratified ...

  • Acoustic Signal Processing for Ocean Exploration

    Acoustic Signal Processing for Ocean Explortion has two major goals: (i) to present signal processing algorithms that take into account the models of acoustic propagation in the ocean and; (ii) to give a perspective of the broad set of techniques, problems, and applications arising in ocean exploration. The book discusses related issues and ...

  • Principles of Marine Bioacoustics

    This book is about studying the acoustics of marine animals using underwater acoustic techniques. Marine bioacoustics is a very broad interdisciplinary field that covers diverse areas as the production and reception of sound by researchers, the production and reception of sound by marine animals, the nature of sound propagation in the ocean, the ...

  • Generalized Analytic Functions

    An intensive development of the theory of generalized analytic functions started when methods of Complex Analysis were combined with methods of Functional Analysis, especially with the concept of distributional solutions to partial differential equations. The power of these interactions is far from being exhausted. In order to promote the ...

  • Underwater Acoustic Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems

    Underwater Acoustic Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems describes new design and development methodologies in underwater acoustic signal processing. The emphasis is on experimental efforts and modern DSP implementations. The book assembles a number of contributions from authors who have contributed significantly to the field. The ...

  • Fish Bioacoustics

    The study of how fish make and respond to sound has important implications for communication, physiology, behavior, and commercial techniques. Fish Bioacoustics, a new definitive volume on fish auditory systems, will interest investigators in both basic research of fish bioacoustics as well as investigators in applied aspects of fisheries and ...

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