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Experimental Investigation of the Acoustic Properties of Perforate using Acoustic Three-Ports

Time: Fri 2022-10-28 10.00

Location: D3, Lindstedtsvägen 5, Stockholm

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Language: English

Subject area: Vehicle and Maritime Engineering

Doctoral student: Shail A. Shah , Strömningsmekanik och Teknisk Akustik, The Marcus Wallenberg Laboratory of Sound and Vibration Research

Opponent: Assoc. Prof. Wim De Roeck, KU Leuven, Belgien

Supervisor: Susann Boij, Strömningsmekanik och Teknisk Akustik; Hans Bodén, Strömningsmekanik och Teknisk Akustik

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This thesis discusses the aero-acoustic characterisation of a perforate sample using a three-port technique. A rectangular T-junction with a flush mounted perforated sample at the intersection form the acoustical three-port. Under acoustic excitation from three different directions a direct method of impedance determination is incorporated to experimentally determine the passive acoustic properties of the perforate. The three-port scattering matrix and the normalised transfer impedance are calculated in the presence of grazing flow and for high-level excitation and the behaviour of these characteristics is studied. Validation of the determined results in the linear range is carried out by comparing it with existing models. Moreover, based on the experimental results for low grazing flow velocities the dependence of the real part of the transfer impedance on the grazing flow parameters as well as dimensionless numbers is described, and a semi-empirical model quantifying the behaviour is proposed.

Furthermore, the thesis explains some experimental errors pertaining to standing wave patterns and operating conditions, and corrections are suggested to reduce the errors.