OJA  Vol.4 No.2 , June 2014
The Features of Acoustic Bathymetry of Sludge in Oil Storage Tanks
Abstract: The features of acoustic bathymetry of sludge in crude oil tanks are considered. Different parameters of crude oil and sludge which are important for the selection of acoustic parameters such as sound speed, the acoustic impedances of “oil-sludge” boundaries and sound attenuation are analyzed and compared with experimental data. The main sources of errors of sludge volume estimation are discussed.
Cite this paper: Monteiro, M. , Svet, V. and Sandilands, D. (2014) The Features of Acoustic Bathymetry of Sludge in Oil Storage Tanks. Open Journal of Acoustics, 4, 39-54. doi: 10.4236/oja.2014.42005.

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