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Precision Acoustics

Sonar hydrophone course

This one day course aims to give basic competence in selecting and using hydrophones for making underwater acoustic measurements in the sub-MHz frequency range.

The emphasis is on practical skills and approximately 50% of the time will be spent in the measurement laboratory. The maximum number of delegates is four, giving plenty of opportunity to develop “hands-on” skills. Laboratory work will focus on planar, cylindrical and spherical hydrophones for sonar applications.

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“The course is clearly delivered by knowledgeable experts in the field of ultrasound measurement, who have a good understanding of both the theory and application of the subject matter. Lectures are reinforced by practical, hands-on sessions using large water baths. In addition to providing a good theoretical and practical foundation to ultrasound measurement, the course illustrates some of the problems the user may encounter in their work, and shows how to solve them. I for one, had never appreciated that the axis of emission for peak intensity of the ultrasound output may not be perpendicular to the emission face!”
UK hospital physicist

Sonar hydrophone course application

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