Resistance, Acoustic


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Resistance, Acoustic

 

a quantity that appears in the study of the vibrations of acoustic systems. It is the real component of acoustic impedance, which is the complex ratio of sound pressure to sound flux (volume velocity). The imaginary component of acoustic impedance is called acoustic reactance.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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