acoustic resistance

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Noun1.acoustic resistance - opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
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From an acoustic point of view, the MPP performs as a stiff surface with suitable acoustic resistance and low mass reactance.
where [R.sub.a] is the acoustic resistance and [X.sub.a] is the acoustic reactance.
As shown in Figure 15(a), the specific acoustic resistance (the real part of [Z.sub.S]/[Z.sub.0]) increases with the tortuosity fractal dimension in lowfrequency range but decreases in high-frequency range.

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