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Acoustics (ACS)

ACS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

ACS 501 Elements of Acoustics and Vibration (3) Vibrational acoustics including mechanical oscillation, forced and damped response, vibration of strings, membranes, rods, bars, and plates.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

ACS 502 Elements of Waves in Fluids (3) Thermodynamic and hydrodynamic foundations of linear acoustics in fluids with applications to lumped-elements, reflection, refraction, radiation, attenuation, enclosures, and waveguides.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

ACS 505 Experimental Techniques in Acoustics (2) Properties of acoustical and vibrational transducers, electronic and other instrumentation used in fundamental data measurement, acquisition and analysis.
Effective: Fall 1990
Prerequisite: ACS 501, ACS 502  

ACS 513 Digital Signal Processing (3) Discrete linear systems, transforms, digital filter design and applications, discrete fourier transforms, spectrum analysis.
Effective: Spring 1984
 

ACS 514 Electroacoustic Transducers (3) The theory, design, and calibration of passive, linear, reciprocal electroacoustic transducers for use in both air and water media.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: PHYS 443  

ACS 515 Acoustics in Fluid Media (3) Wave propagation in stationary and moving fluids; acoustic radiation and scattering; standing waves in ducts and cavities.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: E MCH 524A;PHYS 443  

ACS 516 Acoustical Data Measurement and Analysis (3) Presents the engineering applications of recent developments in correlation and spectral analysis to acoustical measurement problems.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 519 Sound-Structure Interaction (3) Acoustic radiation from and effects of fluid-loading on vibrating infinite and finite plates and shells. Acoustic transmission through and reflection from elastic plates and shells, acoustic excitation of elastic plates and coupling between panels and acoustic spaces.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: ACS 501, ACS 502, E MCH 524B  

ACS 521 (E MCH 521) Stress Waves in Solids (3) Recent advances in Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation: waves; reflection and refraction; horizontal shear; multi-layer structures; stress; viscoelastic media; testing principles.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: E MCH 524A, E MCH 524B  

ACS 530 Flow-Induced Noise (3) Introduction to the basic and applied aspects of flow-induced noise created by subsonic flows of various complexities.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: ACS 501 andACS 502  

ACS 537 Noise Control Engineering I (3) As the first of three courses, this course provides an orientation to the program and covers fundamentals of noise control.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: BS in engineering or related field or instructor approval  

ACS 542 (E MCH 542) Physical Principles in Biomedical Ultrasonics (3) Physical principles of advanced ultrasonic imaging and quantitative data acquisition techniques in fields of biology and medicine.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

ACS 573 (M E 573) Designing Quiet Structures (3) Course integrates structural dynamics, acoustics and optimization into unified method for designing quiet structures virtually for early product development.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: M E 470 andACS 502  

ACS 580 Contemporary Research in Acoustics (1) Contemporary research activities in acoustics: major research thrusts, including current research methodologies and their limitations.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ACS 501, ACS 502, ACS 505, ACS 590, ACS 594 or equivalent  

ACS 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ACS 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

ACS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ACS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ACS 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

ACS 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ACS 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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