Peculiarities of Sound Wave in Moving Medium


Generalized equation for linear gravity waves in moving medium has been obtained. Sound wave is considered as a particular case and it is shown that in inhomogeneous medium at rest it is propagated in full concordance with the Doppler law and principle of motion relativity, i.e. these laws are invariant with reference to properties of medium (homogeneity or inhomogeneity). In moving medium they are fair only in the case of its homogeneity. In strongly inhomogeneous moving medium, propagation of sound is absolutely impossible.

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G. Kirtskhalia, V. (2014) Peculiarities of Sound Wave in Moving Medium. Open Journal of Acoustics, 4, 99-104. doi: 10.4236/oja.2014.43010.

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