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Muffler Analysis Using The Direct Mixed-body Boundary Element Method And An Efficient Four-pole Approach

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/BE980501

Volume

21

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

664 kb

Author(s)

T.W. Wu, C.Y.R. Cheng & C.I. Tseng

Abstract

Muffler analysis is a good example of using the boundary element method in industrial applications. Typical mufflers or silencers used in industry usually contain complex internal components such as extended inlet/outlet tubes, thin baffles with eccentric holes, internal connecting tubes, perforated tubes, flow plugs, and sound absorbing materials. In this paper, the direct mixed-body boundary element method for muffler analysis is briefly reviewed. The transmission loss is evaluated by an improved four-pole method that does not require solving the boundary element matrix

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