velocity hydrophone

velocity hydrophone

[və′läs·əd·ē ′hī·drə‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
A hydrophone in which the electric output essentially matches the instantaneous particle velocity in the impressed sound wave.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It consists of two orthogonally oriented velocity hydrophones plus a pressure hydrophone, all colocated in space.
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