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Acoustic radiation pressure

Definition of the noun acoustic radiation pressure

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  1. (acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave


Acoustic radiation pressure is the apparent pressure difference between the average pressure at a surface moving with the displacement of the wave propagation and the pressure that would have existed in the fluid of the same mean density when at rest. Numerous authors make a distinction between the phenomena of Rayleigh radiation pressure and Langevin radiation pressure.

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Google previewThe Audio Dictionary (2011)

Third Edition, Revised and Expanded by Glenn D. White, Gary J. Louie

Acoustic Radiation Pressure The steady state pressure exerted upon a surface exposed to a sound wave. This pressure is very small, but lord rayleigh, a prominent investigator in the nineteenth century, used the phenomenon to construct an ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acoustic radiation pressure Acoustics, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

The contactless haptic devices depend on different technology such as air-jet, acoustic radiation pressure and laser (Arafsha, Zhang, Dong, & Saddik, 2015). Furthermore, to develop more complex haptic applications, haptic multimedia was ...

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