By Cornelius T. Leondes
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The sound levels in the “alternative” regions are given in relation to the “standard” region (sdB = 0). It can be observed that the “standard” heart region is characterized by similar intensities of sC and sS which was approximately 5 dB stronger according to Fig. 17(c). This yields a ratio 0 dB : +5 dB between sC and sS , which favors the simultaneous detection of these two components. Conversely, component sR is rather weak, its intensity tending to be approximately 30 dB below that of sC (Fig.
18,63 assumed an even stronger geometrical damping factor of 1/r 2 for the assessment of the spatial distribution of p within the thorax region. 5in ch01 E. Kaniusas with p0 = σ(r)· dV. (6) V Here, p0 from Eq. (4) is substituted by σ(r) which represents the volume V density of the distributed sound pressure (Eq. (6)). Figure 13 demonstrates schematically the integration procedure for the highly heterogeneous thorax region (Fig. 13(a)), showing inhomogeneously distributed α(r) (Fig. 13(b)). e. the application region of the body sounds sensor.
Frequency dependant propagation The peculiarities of the propagation pathway of the body sounds should be shortly addressed. In particular, the propagation pathway of the lung sounds diﬀers with varying frequency. e. ,26 the transmission system of the lung sounds possesses primarily two features: (i) The large airway walls vibrate in response to intraluminal sound, allowing sound energy to be coupled directly into the surrounding parenchyma and inner mediastinum via wall motion. (ii) The entire air branching networks behave approximately as non-rigid tubes which tend to absorb sound energy and thus to impede the sound traveling further into the branching structure.
General Anatomy (Biomechanical Systems Technology, Volume 4) by Cornelius T. Leondes