Optimization of Multi-Chamber Mufflers with Reverse-Flow Ducts by Algorithm of Simulated Annealing

Journal title

Archives of Acoustics




vol. 35


No 1



multi-chamber muffler ; reverse-flow ; decoupled numerical method ; space constraints ; simulated algorithm

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Committee on Acoustics PAS, PAS Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Acoustical Society




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10168-010-0002-8


Archives of Acoustics; 2010; vol. 35; No 1; 13-33


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