Determination of Plane-wave Reflection Coefficient in Underwater Acoustic Pulse Tube Using Two-dimensional Fourier Filtering

이차원 푸리에 필터링을 이용한 수중음향 펄스 튜브에서의 평면파 반사계수 결정

Kim, Wan-Gu;Kang, Hwi Suk;Yoon, Suk Wang

  • Received : 2015.10.08
  • Accepted : 2015.11.16
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Complex acoustic signals can be formed in a water-filled acoustic pulse tube under some exciting conditions. It makes difficult to measure plane-wave reflection coefficient with the pulse tube for low frequency bands. In this study, using COMSOL Multiphysics we show that the tube wall excitation generates complex acoustic field of nonplanar mode as well as planar one. From such field incident or reflected planar mode can be decomposed respectively with a modal decomposition method, two-dimensional Fourier filtering. It makes possible to more accurately determine the plane-wave reflection coefficient of acoustic specimen with time gating.


Pulse tube;Mode decomposition;Two-dimensional Fourier filtering;Plane-wave reflection coefficient


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