Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5151. Underwater Acoustics and Sensing Systems

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: Undergraduate courses in Calculus Based Physics; MATLAB or equivalent for computer simulations.

Grading Basis: Graded

The fundamentals of ocean acoustics, including the acoustic wave equation, ray theory, acoustic arrays and filters, ambient noise, scattering, absorption, an introduction to normal mode theory, and sonar equations. Computer simulation emphasizes acoustic ray tracing and propagation loss predictions.

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