It could be any inclosed room that you're in.

again we can, we can write an expression for the response.

we're going to assume that the cavity has dimensions Lx, Ly, and Lz.

So we have this rectangular cavity. And we're going to write an expression

for the pressure in the sound field as a function of variables in the x, y, and z

direction and of course, time. again, using partial differential

equations and separation of variables, we can find the solution.

which can be represented in the x, y and z dimensions.

As well as our harmonic response characteristics here.

the assumption that we make is that all the surfaces of the enclosure are rigid.

So this is, this defines our boundary conditions.

because what happens if we have rigid en-, rigid surfaces in the enclosure of

the walls. Then the velocity of the air particles at

the wall have to be 0. And for the solution that's expressed

above, we end up with a wave number. that's a function of all 3 dimensions.

As you can see here, Kx. So we have a wave number in the x

dimension, a wave number corresponding to the y dimension and a wave number

corresponding to the z dimension. And the the total wave number is the sum

of the squares and the root of that. So if we apply boundary conditions the

solution to the acoustic wave equation yields a form that's really similar to

what we saw for the string. except of course we we now have the

response in 3 dimensions. and this is the response, again, this is

beyond the scope of this course to derive it.

But I'm assuming everybody has dealt with basic sine and cosine waves at this

point. And we just have a few subscripts on our

variables here, because, you know, again, we have 3 dimensions instead of 1.

So, like the string, there are multiple modes, an infinite number of modes, in

fact. For the acoustic cavity.

But the difference here is that we actually have modes that correspond to

three dimensions. So we have a wave number in the x

dimension. We have an infinite number indicated by

the subscript L. We have a wave number in the y dimension

with an infinite number described by the subscript m.

And also, a wave of numbering the z dimension, again here with an infinite

number of wave numbers described by the end of cn.

we have our natural frequency that corresponds to each mode.

Of the acoustic cavity, and again we express that as the as the harmonic

function here through the complex exponential.