Lighthill mechanism

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In acoustics, Lighthill mechanism refers to the generation of sound by turbulent fluid motions, as proposed by Sir James Lighthill in 1952.

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  • M. J. Lighthill, "On Sound Generated Aerodynamically. I. General Theory," Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 211 (1952) pp. 564-587.
  • M. J. Lighthill, "On Sound Generated Aerodynamically. II. Turbulence as a Source of Sound," Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 222 (1954) pp. 1-32.