• Corpus ID: 118943972

On the velocity of sound in water: theoretical aspects of Colladon’s nine-teenth century experiments

@article{Wirgin2017OnTV,
  title={On the velocity of sound in water: theoretical aspects of Colladon’s nine-teenth century experiments},
  author={Armand Wirgin},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2017}
}
  • A. Wirgin
  • Published 10 October 2017
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
In 1827, Colladon carried out a series of experiments in Lac Leman (Lake Geneva, Switzerland) to measure the speed of sound in water. The purpose of our contribution is to treat this measurement as an inverse problem, and show, by theory how to solve the latter. It is thus revealed under what circumstances it is legitimate to employ the time-of-flight scheme underlying the Colladon experiments and how to bypass this scheme in order to fully account for the temporal and geometric… 

Acoustic methods in geophysics

Many environmental processes generate sound, including the audible frequencies associated with some earthquake activity and with explosive volcanic eruptions. Volcanoes possessing steep-walled

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES

Laplace and the Speed of Sound

OR A CENTURY and a quarter after Isaac Newton initially posed the problem in the Principia, there was a very apparent discrepancy of almost 20 per cent between theoretical and experimental values of

The Velocity of Sound in Air

A rigorous equation is set up for the velocity of sound in gases. This is used to calculate the velocity of sound in dry air at standard conditions from data taken in independent measurements. The

Speed of Sound in Pure Water

A sound‐speed equation of fifth order in temperature is fit with a standard deviation of 0.0028 m/sec to 148 observations between 0.001°C and 95.126°C on the T68 scale. The accuracy is believed to be

XLVII. Experiments and observations on the compressibility of water and some other fluids

  • J. Canton
  • History
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • 1764
In a paper lately laid before the Royal Society, I not only related the experiments by which I found water to be commpressible, but also those by which I discovered how much a given weight would

An overview of full-waveform inversion in exploration geophysics

TLDR
This review attempts to illuminate the state of the art of FWI by building accurate starting models with automatic procedures and/or recording low frequencies, and improving computational efficiency by data-compression techniquestomake3DelasticFWIfeasible.

XXI. On the compressibility of water

  • J. Perkins
  • History
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • 1820
Having believed for many years that water was an elastic fluid, I was induced to make some experiments to as certain the fact. This was done by constructing an instrument which I call a piezometer,

Ultrasonic Phase Velocity by the Pulse‐Echo‐Overlap Method Incorporating Diffraction Phase Corrections

The pulse‐echo‐overlap method for ultrasonic time‐delay measurements is reviewed. In this method, pairs of echoes are compared by driving the x axis of a viewing oscilloscope at a frequency equal to

CIII. Experiments to prove that water is not incompressible

  • J. Canton
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • 1761
Having procured a small glass tube of about feet in length, with a ball at one end of it of an inch and a quarter in diameter; I filled the ball and part of the tube with mercury

Methods Of Theoretical Physics

TLDR
The methods of theoretical physics is universally compatible with any devices to read and is available in the book collection an online access to it is set as public so you can get it instantly.

Les représentations de la propagation du son, d'Aristote à l'Encyclopédie

Entre la theorie de la musique et l'etude de la perception, il y a peu d'espace, dans la science Scolastique, consacre a la physique des sons. La mecanique aristotelicienne ne prevoit pas le