"Sound Pollution" Essays and Research Papers

  • Sound Pollution

    Environments for Child Care and Preschool Settings 2009 Noise Pollution What is Noise Pollution? • • Noise pollution is unpleasant noise created by people or machines that can be annoying, distracting, intrusive, and/or physically painful.i Noise pollution can come from sources such as “…road traffic, jet planes, garbage trucks, construction equipment, manufacturing processes, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and boom boxes.”ii • Noise or sound is measured in decibels (dB). An increase of about 10 dB is...

    Acoustics, Industrial noise, Noise pollution 702  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound Pollution

     TITLE: POLLUTION AND ITS EFFECT IN OUR LIVES. In this globalization era, there is a lot of pollution that has been made by us, the human itself. There are few types of pollution such as air pollution, water and sound pollution that are currently affecting our country’s development nowadays. This matter concerned a lot of institutions either from government sector or non- government sector. Due to the development of technology, many ways have been identified to fix this problem. This essay will...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Environmentalism 1061  Words | 3  Pages

  • Effects And Causes Of Sound Pollution

    atmosphere caused by audio entertainment systems like loudspeakers, automobiles, and machinery of factories is just a nuisance. They create a lot of noise. Noise can be defined as an undesirable or annoying sound. Noise pollution can be referred to as an annoying, irritating, distracting environmental noise level. The loudspeakers are usually used in marriages, jagrans, All advancements become useless, if a man doesn’t get a peaceful and quite atmosphere. The social and religious functions. But...

    Acoustics, Causality, Hearing impairment 1393  Words | 8  Pages

  • Pollution

    http://eschooltoday.com/pollution/noise-pollution/sources-of-noise-pollution.html Environmental pollution is one of the biggest problems the world faces today. It is an issue that troubles us economically, physically and everyday of our lives. The contamination of the environment is also being linked to some of the diseases that are around currently. Yet, most people do not know about this problem. This shows that environmental pollution is becoming an increasingly worse problem that needs to be...

    Oxygen, Pollution 1836  Words | 5  Pages

  • pollution

    Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. TYPES OF POLLUTION Water Pollution As the name suggests, “Water Pollution” is the type of pollution that involves the contamination of various water bodies. Various aquatic creatures...

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Nitrogen, Nuclear fission 750  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound

    INTRODUCTION Sound is a mechanical wave an oscillation of pressure transmitted through a solid, liquid, or gas, composed of frequencies within the range of hearing and of a level sufficiently strong to be heard, or the sensation stimulated in organs of hearing by such vibrations. Sound is a sequence of waves of pressure which propagates through compressible media such as air or water. (Sound can propagate through solids as well, but there are additional modes of propagation). During their propagation...

    Acoustics, Frequency, Oscillation 971  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound Pollution

    Main effects of sound pollution • Deafness, temporary or permanent, is one of the most prevalent effects of noise pollution. Mechanics, locomotive drivers, telephone operators etc all have their hearing impairment. • The first and foremost effect of noise is a decrease in the efficiency in working. Research has proved the fact that human efficiency increases with noise reduction. • Too much of noise disturbs the rhythms of working, thereby affecting the concentration required for doing a...

    Acoustics, Automobile, Environmentalism 645  Words | 2  Pages

  • SOUND POLLUTION

    SOUND POLLUTION NOISE CONTROL Noise has the potential to impact on us all every day, in different ways. Any form of noise can be considered pollution if it causes annoyance, sleeplessness, fright, or any other stress reaction. noise is transient; once it stops, the environment is free of it we can measure individual sounds that may damage human hearing, but it is difficult to monitor cumulative exposure to noise or to determine just how much is too much the definition of noise itself is highly...

    Hearing, Hearing impairment, Industrial noise 2471  Words | 11  Pages

  • Pollution

    Pollution Pollution is the addition to the ecosystem of someting which has a detrimental effect on it. One of the most important causes of pollution is the high rate of energy usage by modern, growing populations. Different kinds of pollution are found. In this section we will discuss: 1. Air Pollution. 2. Water Pollution. 3. Land Pollution. Air Pollution Air pollution is the accumulation in the atmosphere of substances that, in sufficient concentrations, endanger human health or...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Oxygen 798  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound Pollution

    India's effect on Sound Pollution Awaaz Foundation: It focuses not on the clichéd environmental problems such as Global warming, but on an issue that is quite exceptional in nature- Noise Pollution. Its name quite clearly outlines its aim and purpose of existence*- ‘Awaaz’ is a Hindi word that means- Voice. Sometimes, in everyday language, it is also used in reference to noise. Voice, noise. Perfect. Its aim is to counter noise pollution. It may sound weird, but noise pollution is one of the most...

    India, Light pollution, Mumbai 607  Words | 2  Pages

  • pOLLUTION

    PART B – Case Study Pollution is a predominant issue that the world faces every day. Pollution is the release of harmful substances or products into the environment. This essay will cover the topics of why polluters should pay the price for polluting, market failure in relation to polluted stormwater, the affects of pollution on the economy, local households contributing to stormwater pollution, the carbon tax is only for big polluters, the negative externalities, the marginal-cost and marginal-benefit...

    Cost, Economics, Environmental economics 2084  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    needs, but not every man's greed.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”  ― Gary Snyder “Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.”  ― Edward O. Wilson There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.  ~Robert Orben Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find.  ~Quoted in Time We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.  ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia,...

    Air pollution, Light pollution, Marine pollution 1666  Words | 7  Pages

  • Directional Sound System

    A Suggestion of Sound System Topic: A proposal solution of existing handset inconvenience in aircraft Team name: Mr. Taiwan Team member: William Young, Wallace Tang, Jason Wang and Jerry Huang Date: Dec 6th 2012 Introduction During air flight, passengers often use entertainment system to enjoy the journey. However, the traditional personal headsets device used with flight entertainment system came out some cumbersome due to vary inconvenience. This proposal is to propose a solution of...

    Acoustics, Aircraft, Loudspeaker 944  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sounds: Sound Wave Molecules

    Research paper - “Sound” We use the amazing human ear everyday to listen to different sounds for many reasons. For example we listen to conversations, we listen to music, and we even listen to common everyday sounds such as the birds and rain. However, did you know that our ears have their limits and not everyone is the same? There are levels of sound that affect us differently. The questions I want to answer are: “What level of sound is considered as a normal part of our everyday life and what...

    Auditory system, Diffraction, Ear 966  Words | 3  Pages

  • pollution

    WHAT IS ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION? The most appropriate definition of environmental pollution would be the introduction of different harmful pollutants into certain environment that make this environment unhealthy to live in. The most common pollutants are usually chemicals, garbage, and waste water. Environmental pollution is happening in many parts of the world, especially in form of air and water pollution. The best example for air pollution are some of China's cities, including capital Beijing...

    Air pollution, Environmentalism, Hazardous waste 1738  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    perfectly maintained. Then why do we fail to keep our environment clean; maintenance of which is far more vital as compared to our home? The term pollution means addition of any substance which alters the quality of the environment. Substances which cause pollution or alter the natural quality of the air, water and soil are called pollutants. Hence, pollution may be defined as the ‘contamination of the environment that causes harm to the health and survival of humans and other living organisms’. Therefore...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Marine pollution 1523  Words | 5  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    sources of noise pollution Introduction to sources of noise pollution:.. Sources of Noise Pollution Appliances used in the home such as mixer grinders, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, loudspeakers, television sets and music systems used with high volumes are the main sources of this kind of pollution. Small factories using machines cause a lot of noise pollution. Airplanes, .. Main causes of noise pollution: Noise is a problem chiefly of the urban area. Loud noise is considered as pollutant...

    Acoustics, Air pollution, Decibel 739  Words | 3  Pages

  • pollutions

    POLLUTIONS Environmental issues become one of the top topics nowadays. Environmental issues like pollution, climate change, global warning and deforestation are being discussed this day. Pollution is one of biggest concern in the environmental issues because it covers all which are water pollution, air pollution, soil pollution and noise pollution. Pollution is contaminants that can cause an adverse change s to environment and human health. Pollutants is components of pollution where it can be...

    Pesticide, Pollution, Soil contamination 1358  Words | 4  Pages

  • Noise pollution

    introduction Noise pollution is the disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused bymachines and transportation systems, motor vehicles, aircraft, and trains.[1][2] Outdoor noise is summarized by the word environmental noise. Poor urban planning may give rise to noise pollution, since side-by-side industrial and residential buildings can result in noise pollution in the residential areas. ...

    A-weighting, Acoustics, Decibel 1680  Words | 5  Pages

  • sound proofing

    and Physics teacher A. INTRODUCTION Noise pollution disorders the balance or activities in mankind or habitat. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly machinery, vehicular transportation, aircraft, and trains. Poor urban planning tends to worsen noise pollution, since adjacent industrial and residential structures can result in noise pollution in the residential areas. Since over exposure of noise pollution may produce stress or hypertension for the person, they decided...

    Acoustics, Noise, Noise barrier 938  Words | 9  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    Noise Pollution The nature of sound Sound, a manifestation of vibration, travels in wave patterns through solids, liquids and gases. The waves, caused by vibration of the molecules, follow sine functions, typified by the amplitude and wavelength (or frequency) Sound waves of equal amplitude with increasing frequency from top to bottom Reflecting on noise “Noise" derived from "nausea," meaning seasickness Noise is among the most pervasive pollutants today Noise is unavoidable for many...

    A-weighting, Acoustics, Ear 932  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution

    Ways To Reduce The Effects of Pollution Nowadays, pollution has become a major issue that concerns all countries worldwide. Majority of the pollution are results of the selfish behaviour of humans. There are many types of pollutions, examples are water pollution and air pollution. Each of this pollution can be dealt with different methods depending on the source of the error. In general, both air and water pollution can be reduced by utilizing the modern technology that humans have developed...

    Air pollution, Catalytic converter, Environmentalism 732  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pollution

    Water Pollution Water pollution involves any contaminated water, whether from chemical, particulate, or bacterial matter that degrades the water's quality and purity. Water pollution can occur in oceans, rivers, lakes, and underground reservoirs, and as different water sources flow together the pollution can spread. Causes of water pollution include: * Increased sediment from soil erosion * Improper waste disposal and littering * Leaching of soil pollution into water supplies ...

    Nuclear power, Pollution, Radioactive waste 777  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution

    Impact of Pollution The environment is a part of our daily lives yet most people do not consider the impact that their actions have on the environment. People interact with and depend on different aspects of the environment from the air to water and land. There are relationships between actions that we make and the environment, the most obvious one being pollution. The lasting influence we have on our surroundings may not be immediately apparent but future generations will have to live with...

    Air pollution, Environmentalism, Organic farming 1390  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution

    Pollution Human beings have always caused some environmental pollution. Since prehistoric times, people have created waste. Like garbage today, this waste was either burned, tossed into waterways, buried, or dumped aboveground. However, the waste of early peoples was mostly food scraps and other substances that broke down easily by natural decay processes. Prehistoric populations were also much smaller and were spread out over large areas. As a result, pollution was less concentrated and caused...

    Acid rain, Carbon dioxide, Genetically modified food 1406  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sound Waves

    Sound Waves Purpose To demonstrate how sound waves can penetrate various types of materials. Additional information Sound is transmitted through gases, liquids, solids, and plasma as longitudinal waves. The energy carried by longitudinal waves, also known as compression waves, converts back and forth between potential energy of the compression and the kinetic energy of the oscillations within the medium. This displacement of the sound wave results in oscillation.  There are many modern...

    Energy, Frequency, Light 1532  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    to face numerous serious problems associated with pollution. Pollution including air and water pollution may be defined as the result of human activities and natural factors has impacted on human health as well as environments (Wikipedia, 2010). This essay will discuss the rapid increasing pollution levels in the three cities of Bangkok, Bangladesh and Melbourne and analyze the approaches related to the strategies of government to alleviate pollution. It will then present the actions and cooperation...

    Air pollution, Automobile, Developed country 817  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound Waves

    topics about sound waves, what interests me and what I would like to learn about. November 4th: I started to research the basics and a sound wave and its properties. I also to notes on what a sound wave is and how frequency affects a sound wave. November 7th: Possible Topics What is a sound wave The Nature Of a Sound Wave Sound waves through different mediums Instrumental sound waves How microphones and headphones work How humans interpret sound (range of hearing) Convert Sound Waves Into...

    Auditory system, Ear, Frequency 1931  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sound and Acoustic

    Sound and acoustics It is common to think that acoustics is the study of music. Although acoustics does comprise the study of musical instruments, it also includes an extensive range of topics, including: SONAR systems, noise control, ultrasounds for medical imaging and other processes, electroacoustic communication, seismology, etc. [1] In general, acoustics is the study of mechanical waves including sound, vibration, infrasound and ultrasound. When talking about the acoustics, it is essential...

    Acoustics, Discrete Fourier transform, Frequency 1059  Words | 4  Pages

  • Speed of Sound

    Phsyics 1 | Speed of Sound | Mastery Experiment | | Lindsay Pickelsimer | 12/3/2010 | | The speed of sound is a traveled distance through a certain amount of time that uses sound waves that spreads through and elastic medium. It usually depends on the temperature to which how fast it travels; speed of sound is increased when temperature increases. Frequency and wave length deals with determining the speed of sound. Speed of sound is inversely proportional to that...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Frequency, Hertz 1025  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Sound of Silence

    Expository Writing 1213 Conference draft Mauricio Cuevas Due Wednesday, September 05, 2012 The sound of silence “A horrid stillness first invades the ear, and in that silence we the tempest fear”(Dryden, 7). Silence inevitably starts with a sound, which either goes off very slowly, or ends in a Swift movement; and it ends the same way it started, with noise. Noise, sound, our perception of both has changed since they were recognized and “categorized” as such. People see this soundscape...

    2006 singles, Brain, Ear 1965  Words | 5  Pages

  • Wavelength and Sound

    Experiment 7: Velocity of Sound Laboratory Report Hazel Guerrero, Kyle Iddoba, Matthew Jocson, Thea Lagman Department of Biological Sciences College of Science, University of Santo Tomas Espanya, Manila Philippines Abstract Verification of the relationship between frequency of sound and its wavelength and the determination of the velocity and the speed of sound in different mediums was the main focus of this experiment. The speed of sound and its velocity was determined using the resonance...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Frequency, Hertz 2032  Words | 7  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    and think carefully in a quiet place. Noise Pollution can be defined as unwanted or offensive sound that unreasonably intrude into our daily activities. In urban areas noise pollution is everywhere, whether we like it or not this is part of everyday life. If the ears was irritated to the sound it is called noise. This is defined a form of air pollution that is audible unwanted sound that poses a threat to a person's health and well- being. This pollution has many sources from different things such...

    Aircraft noise, Ear, Hearing impairment 2230  Words | 7  Pages

  • Pollution

    POLLUTION The environment is a hotly debated topic in today's society. Some of the subtopics that are going to be discussed are going to be those related to the way technology is changing, what industries are doing to help prevent further pollution, some of the methods used in paper recycling, and some discussion of renewable energy sources. For the most part, this section of the research paper, unlike the other sections, is going to attempt to discuss some of the ways the public has been dealing...

    Air pollution, Alternative energy, Catalytic converter 1102  Words | 3  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    NOISE POLLUTION: A SLOW POISON Whether knowingly or unknowingly, every one of us contributes to noise pollution, because most of our day-to-day activities generate some noise. Often neglected, noise pollution adversely affects the human being leading to irritation, loss of concentration, loss of hearing. Identify the sources of noise pollution. Once identified, the reason(s) for increased noise levels to be assessed. Now, efforts shall be made to reduce the undesired noise levels from (unwanted)...

    Acoustics, Ambient noise level, Environmental impact assessment 1257  Words | 4  Pages

  • Speed of Sound

    Laboratory I 1. EXPERIMENT : Speed of sound 2. OBJECTIVE: : (1) To determine the wavelength of a sound in resonance air column. (2) To determine the speed of sound in air at room temperature. 3. APPARATUS : Resonance tube (air column) attached with water container and meter stick, thermometer, function generator, speaker. 4. THEORY: : Sound is a longitudinal wave in a medium. If...

    Hertz, Node, Resonance 1364  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    POLLUTION! Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. KINDS OF POLLUTION AND THEIR CAUSE AND EFFECTS Air Pollution Air pollution is defined as any contamination...

    Air pollution, Pesticide, Pollution 886  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution

    environment! Nowadays the society has to face up to a lot of problems. Among them the pollution is one of the most popular topics. People generally don't think of it that they injure their environment with almost every action and this carries consequences. With few exceptions they can be solved. There are several ways of the environmental pollution. The most frequent question is the air pollution because the different gases appear everywhere: in the most beautiful countries, in villages...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Environmentalism 1333  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution Air Pollution

    Air Pollution Air pollution is defined as any contamination of the atmosphere that disturbs the natural composition and chemistry of the air. This can be in the form of particulate matter such as dust or excessive gases like carbon dioxide. Causes of Air pollution Exhaust from vehicles or manufacturing plant Forest fires, volcanic eruptions, dry soil erosion, and other natural sources Building construction or demolition Effects of Air Pollution Smog, acid rain Crop depletion from inadequate...

    Air pollution, Pollution, Volcano 514  Words | 3  Pages

  • pollution

    Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. There are 6 (six) types of pollution that are going to be discussed in this site, namely air, water, noise, land...

    Environmental science, Marine pollution, Nuclear power 1330  Words | 5  Pages

  • pollution

    Index Page Subtitle Pictures/ tables 2 What is pollution Pic 1 3-4 Water pollution Pic 2 5 Major water pollutants Table 20-1 6-7 Solutions Pic 3 8 Air pollution Pic4 Table 2 9 The green house effect Pic 4 10 Land pollution Pic 4 Pic 5 / table 3 11 Conclusion 12 References What is pollution? the contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Oxygen 1093  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that causes adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. Air pollution has always accompanied civilizations. Pollution started from the prehistoric times when man created...

    Air pollution, Carbon dioxide, Global warming 886  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of noice pollution

                Pontificia universidad católica madre y maestra Escuela de arquitectura Redacción académica Prof. marianela belliard Cause/effect essay: Main causes of noise pollution Tesady Ramírez Martínez 2010-5580 11/03/2014 Main causes of noise pollution Many people deal with loud or constant noise on a daily basis. Sources of noise are many, but it is always higher in urban and industrial areas than the rural one. We can se this in the industries that...

    Acoustics, Noise, Noise pollution 442  Words | 3  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    WHAT IS NOISE POLLUTION? What is noise Pollution? Sound is essential to our daily lives, but noise is not. Noise is generally used as an unwanted sound, or sound which produces unpleasant effects and discomfort on the ears. Sound becomes unwanted when it either interferes with normal activities such as sleeping, conversation, or disrupts or diminishes one’s quality of life. Not all noise can be called noise pollution. If it does not happen reqularly, it may be termed as 'Nuisance' ...

    Hearing impairment, Light pollution, Noise 1206  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sound and Speed

    6. If the air temperature increases the speed of the sound will increase, because for every increase of 1 the speed of sound increase by 0.59m/s 7. If the temperature of the air increases the wavelength will also increase because the speed of the sound increases. In order to stay at 420Hz, the wavelength must increase. 8. Speed of sound in air: Moving towards: 425Hz Moving away: 378Hz 9. The...

    Acoustics, Resonance, Sound 663  Words | 5  Pages

  • pollution

    POLLUTION Pollution is when something is added to the environment that is harmful or poisonous to people, animals and other living things.in other words pollution is the contamination of the environment. Pollutants The agents or substances that cause pollution are called the pollutants. The major pollutants are sulphur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, suspended particulate matter, smog, ozone, carbon monoxide etc.. There are two types of pollution they are man-made pollution and natural pollution...

    Acid rain, Air pollution, Light pollution 1704  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pollution

    ------------------------------------------------- Pollution The litter problem on the coast ofGuyana, 2010 Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.[1] Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. ------------------------------------------------- ...

    Air pollution, Noise pollution, Pollution 1361  Words | 5  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    Vasquez 1 Naisy Vasquez Professor Machado EOH 350 T/Th April 29, 2010 Noise Pollution and Its Impact “Calling noise a nuisance is like calling smog an inconvenience. Noise must be considered a hazard to the health of people everywhere.” -William H. Stewart The word noise is derived from the Latin word nausea meaning seasickness. Like its root meaning, noise has a negative effect to human health and well-being. Noise resulting from road traffic, jet planes, jet skis, garbage trucks, construction...

    Audiogram, Cochlea, Hearing impairment 1170  Words | 4  Pages

  • Environment Pollution in Bangladesh

    Environment pollution is a much-talked topic of the present time. Our life is so deeply and invariably related to environment that any pollution of it causes dangers and brings about different disasters. In fact, a sound environment is the precondition of a sound living. However, our environment is being polluted in a number of ways. In Bangladesh, the level of environmental pollution has reached high and it is high time we checked environment from being spoilt. Environment pollution by business: ...

    Environmentalism, Hazardous waste, Industry 1747  Words | 7  Pages

  • pollution

    Water Pollution: Causes, Effects, and Prevention What would you say the most valuable thing on earth is? Many people would quickly answer that something with monetary value, like oil or gold, would be the most valuable thing on earth. However, humans are able to live, and have lived, without utilizing these things for many years. There is a thing that every living being, creature, and plant on earth could not survive without. It is one of our most basic needs, and yet we take it for granted...

    Eutrophication, Marine pollution, Nonpoint source pollution 1567  Words | 7  Pages

  • English Vowel Sounds

    vowel is known as the long a sound and it has the same sound as the alphabet letter A. Try to practice simple words such as: late, eight, and hate. Remember that you have to open your mouth wide for this sound.The long a sound is written as eɪ in IPA. Therefore, you can think about pronouncing the long a sound as the short e sound plus the short i sound. Many non native English speakers pronounce the long a sound as the short e sound because they drop the short i sound. | | | | Major...

    Alphabet, Consonant, Digraph 682  Words | 3  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    Noise pollution is excessive, displeasing human, animal or machine-created environmental noise that disrupts the activity or balance of human or animal life. The word noise comes from the Latin word nauseas, meaning seasickness. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly construction and transportation systems, including motor vehicle noise, aircraft noise and rail noise.[1][2] Poor urban planning may give rise to noise pollution, since side-by-side industrial and residential buildings...

    Acoustics, Industrial noise, Noise 1337  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sound Waves & Light Waves

    SOUND Vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or animal's ear. All sounds are vibrations traveling through the air as sound waves. Sound waves are caused by the vibrations of objects and radiate outward from their source in all directions. A vibrating object compresses the surrounding air molecules (squeezing them closer together) and then rarefies them (pulling them farther apart). Although the fluctuations in air pressure travel outward...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Frequency, Hertz 637  Words | 3  Pages

  • Noise Pollution

    Noise is defined as unwanted sound. Sound, which pleases the listeners, is music and that which causes pain and annoyance is noise. At times, what is music for some can be noise for others2 Noise can be described as sound without agreeable musical quality or as an unwanted or undesired sound. Thus noise can be taken as a group of laud, non harmonious sounds or vibrations that are unpleasant and irritating to ear. The Noise quantum of some of the cities in our country indicate their pitch in...

    Causality, Loudspeaker, Noise 1252  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pollution and Candidate

    is air pollution,water pollution and land pollution in the form of both sight and sound pollution.In group,discuss the main contributors to the different types of pollution and how they affect the environment. Task A Candidate A:You believe that air pollution is the most critical type of pollution.Explain what causes this type of pollution and its consequences Candidate B:You believe that water pollution is the most critical type of pollution. Explain what causes this type of pollution and its...

    Air pollution, Critical thinking, Environmentalism 688  Words | 3  Pages

  • Waves, Sound and Light

    we could ask from our daily life is that how come we can hear? What is it that we hear? Why do we hear it and deaf people don’t? How do we receive any sound? People use sound all the time. We rely on sounds to communicate. Unexpected noises may warn us of danger. The sounds we hear tell us a lot about our surroundings. Many animals also use sound. Even animals that live in water. Since only the very top of the ocean receives light from the sun, animals have difficulty using their eyes to find their...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Frequency, Hertz 1038  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pollution and Its Effects Pollution

    Pollution is the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment. It is a major problem in America and as well as the world. Pollution not only damages the environment, but damages us also. It has cause many problems ranging from lung cancer to the greenhouse effect. It is among us all, but we continue to live our lives in our own filth. What is the reason behind this flawed logic? In this paper I will examine the problems and solutions for this issue. Automobiles are undeniable...

    Atmosphere, Automobile, Chlorofluorocarbon 1033  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sound Waves and Their Uses

    ripples, but the waves transfers energy from one point to another. there are two major classes of waves ; mechanical and electromagnetic waves . Mechanical waves are waves that require a material medium for their propagation, such as water waves and sound waves. Electromagnetic waves are waves that do not require a material medium for their propagation. Examples are light rays, radio waves, x-rays and gamma rays. wave motion The particle of the medium which transfer energy move to and fro, or vibrate...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Light, Longitudinal wave 1082  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Nature of a Sound Wave

    Sound and music are parts of our everyday sensory experience. Just as humans have eyes for the detection of light and color, so we are equipped with ears for the detection of sound. We seldom take the time to ponder the characteristics and behaviors of sound and the mechanisms by which sounds are produced, propagated, and detected. The basis for an understanding of sound, music and hearing is the physics of waves. Sound is a wave which is created by vibrating objects and propagated through a medium...

    Electromagnetic radiation, Frequency, Node 1232  Words | 4  Pages

  • Information report (Type of pollution)

    Types of pollution Pollution is the presence of damaging and dangerous substances, mostly a contaminant or toxin, which causes damaging impacts to the living organisms and its surrounding (All-recycling-facts.com, 2011). Pollutions are classified into four major types and they are land pollution, water pollution, sound pollution and air pollution (see Figure 1). The first type of pollution is land pollution. Land pollution occurs when contaminant or toxin is spread and placed on the land. “Land...

    Air pollution, Ear, Environmentalism 2042  Words | 7  Pages

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