SpeedOfSoundSeaWaterMedwin: speed of sound (m/s) in sea water from Medwin 1975

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Source References Examples

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Description

Returns the speed of sound (m/s) (approximation) Range of validity: limited to 1000 meters in depth

Usage

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SpeedOfSoundSeaWaterMedwin(temperatureC, D, S)

Arguments

temperatureC,

temperature in degrees Celsius

D,

depth in meters

S,

salinity in parts per thousand

Value

the speed of sound (m/s)

Author(s)

Jose Gama

Source

X Lurton, 2002 An Introduction to Underwater Acoustics, 1st ed. London, Praxis Publishing LTD

References

Medwin H, 1975 Speed of sound in water: A simple equation for realistic parameters Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 58, 1318-1319, 1975

Examples

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