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Ocean acoustical ray-tracing : Software Ray

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dc.contributor.author Bowlin, James B.
dc.contributor.author Spiesberger, John L.
dc.contributor.author Duda, Timothy F.
dc.contributor.author Freitag, Lee E.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-02-28T15:31:41Z
dc.date.available 2006-02-28T15:31:41Z
dc.date.issued 1992-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/618
dc.description.abstract A new computer program for accurate calculation of acoustic ray paths through a range-varing ocean sound channel has been written. It is based on creating a model of the speed of sound in the ocean, consistent with input data, that produces the smoothest possible wavefronts. This scheme eliminates "false caustics" from the wavefront. It may be useful in calculating an approximate solution to the full wave equation at megameter ranges. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding was provided by the Office of Naval Research under contract N00014-86-C-0358 and the Office of Naval Technology under contract N00014-90-C-0098. en
dc.format.extent 1834471 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI Technical Reports en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI-93-10 en
dc.subject Ray-tracing en
dc.subject Ocean acoustics en
dc.subject Geometrcal optics en
dc.title Ocean acoustical ray-tracing : Software Ray en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1575/1912/618


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