‘Urban Canyons’ Prolong Sonic Booms in Cities

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Propagation of an N-wave sonic boom above (a) an isolated building and (b) multiple buildings. CREDIT: Didier Dragna

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2022 – Twenty years after the retirement of the Concorde, several industrial and research projects want to make supersonic flight a reality again. However, supersonic planes produce sonic booms loud enough to warrant noise concerns and regulations, limiting…click to read more

From the Journal: The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Article: Sonic boom reflection over an isolated building and multiple buildings
DOI: 10.1121/10.0010452

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