## Abstract

A high-frequency part of the acoustic spectrum excited by an underwater explosion with cylindrical symmetry is investigated theoretically. It is assumed that the liquid is inviscid and incompressible, the surface tension is negligible and the model for the explosive source is infinite in extent. A simple solution can be obtained when the adiabatic exponent is equal to 1.625. This, fortunately, gets into the interval of permissible heat ratio values. It is shown that, in the first approximation, the spectral density of the acoustic energy emitted by the underwater explosion with cylindrical symmetry varies as the minus 2/7 power of the frequency and decreases approximately by 2 decibels per octave. Such slow decay of the spectral density versus frequency is due to the adopted assumption about liquid incompressibility.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 687-691 |

Number of pages | 5 |

Journal | Advances in Fluid Mechanics |

State | Published - 1 Dec 2000 |

Event | Third International Conference on Advances in Fluid Mechanics AFM 2000 - Montreal, Que., Canada Duration: 24 May 2000 → 26 May 2000 |