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This observation suggests that the following inequality must be satisfied for wave propagation to take place. 2) 2hf $ D/ρ For the case that only one dimension, h, satisfies the inequality and two dimensions do not then the solid must be treated as a wire or thin rod along dimension, h, on which waves may travel. 3) The latter result constitutes the definition of Young's modulus of elasticity, E. In the case that two dimensions satisfy the inequality and one dimension does not the solid must be treated as a plate over which waves may travel.
Where a boundary is at the interface between fluids or between fluids and a solid, the effects may be large, but as such effects are often confined to a very thin layer at the boundary, they are commonly neglected. Variations in pressure are associated with variations in temperature as well as density; thus, heat conduction during the passage of an acoustic wave is important. In gases, for acoustic waves at frequencies well into the ultrasonic frequency range, the associated gradients are so small that pressure fluctuations may be considered to be essentially adiabatic; that is, no sensible heat transfer takes place between adjacent gas particles and, to a very good approximation, the process is reversible.
When excessive noise (usually associated with the ship’s engines) is experienced in a cabin close to the engine room (or in some cases far from the engine room), or on the deck above the engine room, it is necessary to determine how the noise propagates from the engine. If the problem arises from airborne noise passing through the deck or bulkheads, then a solution may include one or more of the following: enclosing the engine, adding sound-absorbing material to the engine room, increasing the sound transmission loss of the deck or bulkhead by using double wall constructions or replacing the engine exhaust muffler.