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Acoustic Systems in Biology

By: NH Fletcher

334 pages, 101 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #19811 | ISBN: 0195069404
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Practical guide for researchers and advanced graduate students in biology and biophysics.


Contents

Introduction; Simple vibrators; Vibrations of strings and bars; Sensory hairs and otoliths; Vibration of membranes, plates, and shells; Acoustic waves; Acoustic sources and radiation; Low-frequency network models; Low-frequency auditory models; Pipes and horns; High-frequency auditory models; The inner ear; Mechanically excited sound generators; Pneumatically excited sound generators; Signals, noise, and information; Appendices; Index.

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