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Need advice on triangulation

  1. Mar 25, 2008 #1
    This is really a brain fart I had from thinking about this homework problem:

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?p=1661639#post1661639

    But if I have three mics set up in a triangle, a sound source at an unknown location (inside or outside of the triangle) and all I know is which mic the sound reached first, and the time it takes to travel to the other two mics, is there a standard way of triangulating the angle and/or distance?

    maybe similar to the way they determine the source of an earthquake (except I dont' know the beginning time of the source...) ?
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2008
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