One-dimensional transport equation models for sound energy propagation in long spaces: Simulations and experiments

Yun Jing, Ning Xiang

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Abstract

In this paper, the accuracy and efficiency of the previously discussed one-dimensional transport equation models [Y. Jing, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127, 2312-2322 (2010)] are examined both numerically and experimentally. The finite element method is employed to solve the equations. Artificial diffusion is applied in the numerical implementation to suppress oscillations of the solution. The transport equation models are then compared with the ray-tracing based method for different scenarios. In general, they are in good agreement, and the transport equation models are substantially less time consuming. In addition, the two-group model is found to yield more accurate results than the one-group model for the tested cases. Lastly, acoustic experimental results obtained from a 1:10 long room scale-model are used to verify the transport equation models. The results suggest that the transport equation models are able to accurately model the sound field in a long space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2323-2331
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
Volume127
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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