This course is designed as a follow-on to the Introduction to Sonar course.

The Fundamentals of Sonar course aims to provide an in-depth understanding of underwater acoustic principles, sonar technology and applications; underpinned by the physical principles and analysis. The sonar course is suitable for those requiring a rapid introduction to advanced sonar technology, its specification and applications; particularly:

  • Hardware and software design engineers new to sonar system design
  • Naval personnel involved in sonar commissioning or its application
  • Procurement/purchasing managers requiring to prepare tenders or specifications
  • Design managers
  • Project managers
  • Installation and maintenance engineers
  • Sales engineers.

To book your place, please visit the Eventbrite webpage.

Key information

Next start date:

10 - 12 April 2024


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


3 days

Entry requirements:

Delegates for this course will be expected to have a basic understanding of sonar terminology and underwater acoustics. A knowledge of more complex mathematics (complex numbers and calculus) would also be beneficial