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  • Sound - 971 Words
    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...
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  • Sound - 497 Words
    CALIFORNIA STATE SCIENCE FAIR 2004 PROJECT SUMMARY Name(s) Project Number Matthew L. Ward S1523 Project Title The Focalization of Sound Abstract Objectives/Goals Scientists have been able to focus sound waves by transmitting an ultrasonic wave in a straight line that can give off audible sound in its path. The only disadvantage to this is the high cost. This project was designed to develop a low-cost process of focusing sound using a parabolic dish and sound-absorbent...
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  • sound - 629 Words
    Essay #5 Sound Discuss how at least 5 of the “function” of film sound Operate In Wall*E (time/place, character, attention, feeling, rhythm, subject, theme). Be specific in your response. The sound element narration, dialogue, sound effects and music makes the nonrealistic characters come alive. What we hear gives life to what we see and offers some clues to the meaning. Once we identify the sound on the action we suspect that it is warning for what going to happen litter on...
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  • sound - 484 Words
    SOUND Characteristics of sound Amplitude Pitch Quality AMPLITUDE The amplitude of a wave is measured as: The height from the equilibrium point to the highest point of a crest or The depth from the equilibrium point to the lowest point of a trough. Imagine a wave in the ocean. It could be a little ripple or a giant tsunami. What you are actually seeing are waves with different amplitudes. They might have the exact same frequency and wavelength, but the...
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  • 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...
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  • What Is Sound? - 1250 Words
    Sound A. What is the definition of Sound? Sound is everything that a person, animal or computer can hear. It can be created in a countless number of ways and occurs from anything as simple as tapping on a table. All sounds are a series of vibrations that travel through a medium in all possible directions. The cause of sound is the vibration of an object; once the item vibrates the sound waves then radiate outwards until they are either stopped or they die out. A sound wave has three...
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  • Physics of Sound - 17873 Words
    The Physics of Sound 1 The Physics of Sound Sound lies at the very center of speech communication. A sound wave is both the end product of the speech production mechanism and the primary source of raw material used by the listener to recover the speaker's message. Because of the central role played by sound in speech communication, it is important to have a good understanding of how sound is produced, modified, and measured. The purpose of this chapter will be to review some basic...
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  • Sound of Silence - 541 Words
    The theme of Sound of Silence is alienation and lack of communication. From the darkness (my old friend) onwards it carries that theme and loneliness along. "In restless dreams I walked ALONE" Then the neon light splits the night and touches the sound of silence. The naked light show 10,000 people (maybe more) talking without speaking and hearing without listening and writing songs that voices never shared (no one dared) because of the fear of breaking the silence. Then the writer steps in...
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  • Sound Doppler - 531 Words
     Lab Sheet 1. In the lab activity, you will examine sound waves as they are emitted from a moving source. Predict what will happen to the sound waves when the sound source is in motion. Record your prediction (hypothesis) as an “if then” statement. (For example: If you select the GO button, then the train will move) If the sound source is moving, as it get closer to the person it will get louder and the farther away it gets it starts to fade. 2. Select the boy icon. Select the lowest pitch by...
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  • Speed of Sound - 814 Words
    Title: Measuring the speed of sound. Research question: How to determine the speed of sound by using the relationship between the frequency of the signal generator, f and the length of air column in the tube, l . Variables: Manipulated | Frequency of the signal generator, f | Use different frequency of signal generator which are 1000Hz, 1400Hz, 1800Hz, 2000Hz, 2500Hz, 3000Hz and 3600Hz. | Responding | Length of air column in the tube, l (±0.5cm) | Measure...
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  • Sound Acoustics - 1397 Words
    Mr. Swihart Current Date: 2/10/14 Due Date: 2/17/14 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics Essay Today in Survey Recording Technology class, we were taken through a vast majority of venues, in attempt to exemplify the many different ways of how sound particles react in many different situations. Some are able to have high chances of interaction such as reverberation and echoes, while other venues forced the sound to distribute or even be absorbed. Many areas the class...
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  • Speed of Sound - 672 Words
    Abstract: In this lab we want to see how long it takes sound to travel down and back in a tube, determine the speed of that sound, and compare the average of that value to the speed of sound in air. The temperature in the room is 21.8 degrees C, which means that the speed of sound should be 344.5. The value that we obtained for the closed tube was averaged at .00609, which accounts for a speed of 328.4 m/s which is pretty close to the accepted value (5% change). The open ended tube averaged...
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  • ministry of sound - 480 Words
    The Ministry of Sound nightclub is in talks about moving to a new underground site that would hugely diminish the risk of noise complaints from nearby residents. The discussions come just months after the famous Elephant & Castle venue won a four-year battle with a developer over fears occupants of a new block of flats could force it to close down for being too loud. Now, fresh plans from housing association Peabody for up to 500 flats in the neighbourhood have revived the concerns about...
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  • Sound Acoustics - 2083 Words
    Indoor & Outdoor Acoustic Sounds Indoor Acoustics The Principles of Sound and Acoustics Sound is the apparent vibration of air resulting from the vibration of a sound source (e.g. guitar sound board, hair dryer, etc). We can describe such regular vibration in terms of the sum of simpler vibrations (harmonics). In other words any periodic oscillation and hence resulting waveform can be described in terms of the sum of its harmonics. Each harmonic being a simple sine wave (often called a...
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  • Sounds and Smells - 282 Words
    It was the beginning of November when we left Calcutta for Harsingpur. The place was new to me, but the scents and sounds of the countryside pressed round and embraced me. The morning breeze coming fresh from the newly ploughed land, the sweet and tender smell of the flowering mustard, the shepherd-boy's flute sounding in the distance, even the creaking noise of the bullock-cart, as it groaned over the broken village road, filled my world with delight. The memory of my past life, with all...
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  • Speed of Sound - 757 Words
    PHY 113: Speed of Sound- Resonance Tube Student’s name: Ilian Valev Lab partners: Jayanthi Durai, Susan Berrier, Chase Wright Date of experiment: April 15, 2010 Section SLN: 17742 TA’S name: Alex Abstract: This experiment tried to determine the speed of sound waves. To determine the speed, a resonance tube full of water was used and two different tuning forks of known frequency. Each fork was struck above the...
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  • Sound Waves - 770 Words
    sound waves Sound is a series of compression waves that moves through air or other materials. These sound waves are created by the vibration of an object, like a radio loudspeaker. The waves are detected when they cause a detector to vibrate. Your eardrum vibrates from sound waves to allow you to sense them. Sound has the standard characteristics of any waveform. Sound is a waveform that travels through matter. Although it is commonly in air, sound will rapidly...
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  • Speed of Sound - 1025 Words
    Oklahoma City Community College 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...
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  • Sound Waves - 1931 Words
    Timeline November 1st: I decided to brainstormed possible 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...
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  • The Sound of Silence - 1965 Words
    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...
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  • Sound and Speed - 663 Words
    SPH3UC – Lesson 1 1. A) Amplitude is the distance between the equilibrium and the maximum displacement. In this wave, it would be from the equilibrium to the top of the crest or bottom of the trough. B) C) Speed: m/s Frequency: Hz D) Speed: because speed is constant and not affected by the change in frequency. Wavelength:0.4 Hz. 2. In transvers waves the motion of the particles is perpendicular to the direction of the energy. In longitudinal waves it they...
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  • Speed of Sound - 1364 Words
    ASSUMPTION UNIVERSITY Faculty of Engineering Physics 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:...
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  • Wavelength and Sound - 2032 Words
    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...
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  • Sounds Study - 636 Words
    What is the biggest animal ever to exist on Earth? By considerable measure, the largest known animal on Earth is the blue whale. Mature bluewhales can measure anywhere from 75 feet (23 m) to 100 feet (30.5 m) from head to tail, and can weigh as much as 150 tons (136 metric tons). That's as long as an 8- to 10-story building and as heavy as about 112 adult male giraffes! These days, most adult blue whales are only 75 to 80 feet long; whalers hunted down most of the super giants. Female blue...
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  • Sound Pollution - 607 Words
    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...
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  • Sound Wave - 564 Words
    Resonance RESONANCE: " The property whereby any vibratory system responds with maximum amplitude to an applied force having the a frequency equal to its own." In english, this means that any solid object that is struck with a sound wave of equal sound wave vibrations will amplitude the given tone. This would explain the reason why some singers are able to break wine glasses with their voice. The vibrations build up enough to shatter the glass. This is called RESONANCE....
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  • sound proofing - 938 Words
    “SOUNDPROOFING” A Research Paper Presented to Mrs. Eujane Requez In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement For the Subject Physics Submitted by: Eduarte, Roberto Gadon, Alrenzo Zamora, Jordan IV-Mere BarbeFocault Approval Sheet Name of members: Eduarte, Roberto Juan Evalle, Rae Dominique Gadon, Alrenzo Bernard Zamora, Jordan Francis Title of Investigatory project: SOUNDPROOFING...
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  • Sound and Acoustic - 1059 Words
    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...
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  • Sound Waves - 1532 Words
    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...
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  • Need of Sound in Films - 1113 Words
    Need of Sound in Films Sound is used in a film to add emotion and rhythm. Sound makes the film even better. The rhythm, melody, harmony and instrumentation of the music can strongly affect the viewer’s emotional reactions. Sound engages a distinct sense which can lead to “synchronization of senses” making a single rhythm or expression unify both image and sound. The effects of sound are often largely subtle and often are noted by only our subconscious minds. Sound effects can set the whole...
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  • Sound and Syllable Words - 264 Words
    Question1 1. A) one - syllable word - run - ice 2. Syllable words: - student - structure 3. Syllable words: - Qaurdian - Negligible 4. Syllable words: - responsible - literature 5. Syllable words: - university - B) -example,graduate -desk,plot C) D)could vs cooled Would vs wood (U)U: vs (o) (Ʋ) (U) U: vs (o) Ʋ Quite vs quiet Parking vs packing (I) vs (e)...
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  • English Vowel Sounds - 682 Words
    | | | | This 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. |...
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  • Waves, Sound and Light - 1038 Words
    Its weird how some people don’t question the things that are obvious to us. The things we see, how do we see it? What makes it visible to us? Is it only because we have eyes, or is there another factor. The great Aristotle explained it by having something in our eyes that emits “something” to an object and that’s why things are visible to us. Another question 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...
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  • System Design for Live Sound
    Proposal of a Sound System AUD407 Advanced Audio System Design Table of Contents Overview 3 Site Assessment 4 Environmental Analysis 5 System Design Requirements 5 The System 8 Figure 1: Line Array Configuration 8 Figure 2: Jsub Frequency Map 9 Figure 3: Line Array Analysis 10 Foldback 12 Figure 4: Foldback Speaker Placement 12 Mixer/Desk 13 Signal Flow 13 Sound Reinforcement Analysis 14 “Rock” Band 14 Choir 14 FOH 14 Amp 15 Foldback 15 Stage...
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  • Directional Sound System - 944 Words
    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...
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  • The World of Sound Around Us
    Living in a world surround by sound Todays world is truly a marvel of its own. We have made extraordinary advances in technology, transportation, education and engineering, but with all the advantages that come with these advancements in the modern world, disadvantages come with it also. We have become well informed about diseases, psychological, and health. Along with this came tons of research on how to be healthier, how to eat correctly and how to take preventative measure to ensure that...
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  • The Nature of a Sound Wave - 1232 Words
    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...
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  • Physics and the Sound of Drums - 1199 Words
    The Physics of the Drums Physics plays a large role in the production of music. It provides an explanation on how instruments create their sounds and how we interpret them. Many factors determine the sound created from instruments such as tension, resonance, size, shape, material and thickness. One of the world’s oldest and most basic instrument is the drum. The drum can be related to numerous topics in the science of physics. It is a member of the percussion family and usually produces...
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  • Live Sound Setup - 2278 Words
    Introduction A PA system that is installed correctly and operates at its optimum level will allow a sound signal to travel from one or more microphones to a mixing console. At the mixing console all signals will be mixed together in the right balance and levels and sent out to an amplifier. The signals are then converted into much larger signals and sent to the speakers creating sound waves for the audience to hear. (Fry, 2005) The aim of this report is to analyse by way of reference...
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  • Speed Of Sound In AirBy James
     Speed of Sound in Air By: James Chen Lab Partner: Jin Zhang and Jake Salpeter Phys 130, Lab section: EE11 TA: Khaled Elshamouty Date of lab: October 29, 2013 Introduction Sound is a longitudinal (compressional) wave caused by a vibrating source. In this experiment, we use standing sound waves created by the tuning forks to determine the speed of sound in air in a tube when it reaches different resonances. In this lab we focused primarily on using standing sound waves...
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  • The Importance of Acoustic in Sound - 1023 Words
    BAP205.1 Case Study 1 Unit Coordinator Paul Edwards BAP205.1 Acoustics Case Study 1 ‘Report’ ANDRES FAJARDO Student No. 106722 BAP205.1 Case Study 1 Introduction Why is so important the acoustic in the sound? Sound is the sensation produced through the ear to the brain and the physical cause is determined. This causes the vibrations of an elastic medium (usually air). These vibrations are produced by movement of air molecules due to the action of external pressure. Each...
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  • Properties of Sound Waves - 744 Words
    Sound waves travel in different material A sound wave is a disturbance. When it travels through air, it bounces the air molecules around and they vibrate. They then hit other molecules and cause a chain reaction. In a different material, such as metal, sound actually travels faster. this is because the molecules are much more tightly packed (water is not dense because the molecules just roll over each other, and air is even less dense, with its molecules simply floating). This means the...
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  • Sound Therapy- the “Wave” of the Future
    We have all listened to music that has lightened our spirit, excited and energized our body and perhaps even carried us off to relaxing far away shores. The power of sound to heal, and create relaxation has been known by ancient civilizations for centuries. Repetitive sound vibrations such as chanting, drumming, and toning have been used as part of spiritual practices to restore and rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. Everything in the universe is in a state of vibration。This vibration causes...
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  • "Sounds of Silence" Analysis - 737 Words
    In the process of conveying emotion and feeling, people take different routes in going about such a task. Some people draw, some debate, and others write. Paul Simon, a genius with words and music, wrote poems to describe his feelings on politics, love, and the ways of life. Hearing or reading a Paul Simon song gives a person a blessed experienced, they had just seen real emotion, an oddity in these days. One Simon song that stands out above the rest is also probably his most famous, "The...
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  • Short Essay #5: Sound
     Short Essay #5: Sound This week we watched WALL-E, a full length film, as opposed to the two short films we watched last week. WALL-E is an animated film made by Pixar set hundreds of years in the future starring a cleaning robot named WALL-E and his new found companion EVE, who is a probe sent back to a post-apocalyptic Earth in order to search for any signs of life. Sounds are very important to this film because the two main characters are not human and use very little spoken words to...
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  • 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...
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  • Sound and Pet Peeve - 464 Words
    Pet Peeve Essay What is my biggest pet peeve? My pet peeve is incredibly loud noise while i am trying to work on homework. I really dislike when there is any type of noise going on around me, or even in the same house. When there is noise, I will get an incredible head-ache and it distracts me from my work. Some examples of noise that really bug me are birds chirping, Dogs barking, and my family making noise period. The birds’ chirping irritates my ears, as well as the dogs barking, but my...
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  • Sound Toy Report - 548 Words
    Introduction: Sounds take up an important part in our daily lives. It provides the quality of life and makes our lives more entertaining and interesting. A sound is a form of vibration that travels in waves across an area. The further away you are from the source of the sound, the volume decreases. The closer you are to the sound, the louder the sound is. The pitch can be changed by striking in different strength or adding more or less amount of water into the glass. The aim of this...
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  • Sound Waves and Room Acoustics
    Sound Waves and how it relates to Room Acoustics We generally think of the speakers in our stereo or home theater systems as the final link in the audio chain — and the one that makes the biggest difference to our ears. But there's much more to the sound we hear than just where you place your speakers in a stereo or home theater setup, and what comes out of them. You might not even realize it, but your room plays a rather large part in the sound that you hear from your system. And as with any...
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  • 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...
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  • Fox sounds and vocals - 524 Words
    Animal Sounds and Vocals Animals aren’t like human beings – they can’t speak or laugh but have found other ways of communicating between each other. Animals might not be able to speak or master advanced language techniques, but they certainly have other ways of communicating. There are plenty of examples how different species of animals communicate with humans and/or animals – here are a few: Cats rub against...
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  • The Sound of Silence Poem Analysis
    Analyzing “The Sound of Silence” The song “The Sound of Silence” can be interpreted in different ways, but has an overall constant tone of being depressed and weary throughout all of the five stanzas. In the first stanza, the narrator may have had a nightmare previously and is turning for darkness to comfort him. It seems as if he wants to keep this awful dream secret “within the sound of silence”. This line may also suggest that he is scared or fears something terrible will happen in the...
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  • Sound Intensity (I) - 430 Words
    Sound Intensity (I) is the amount of energy flowing per unit time through a unit area that is perpendicular to the direction in which the sound waves are travelling. a.) Units used to measure sound intensity. In the International System of Units (SI), the unit for sound intensity is sound power Pac per unit area A (W/m²). Meanwhile, the unit used to measure sound intensity level is decibel (dB). b.) Instruments used to measure sound intensity. • Sound Level Meter A sound level meter...
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  • "Sound of Night" Maxine Kumin
    In her poem “The Sound Of Night”, Maxine Kumin recalls an experience outside with other people at night time when a whole other world comes out. She describes the many animals that thrive in the night and make noises that can be interpreted as threatening. The author appears scared of the unknown and what could be lurking in it’s dark depths. The title, “The Sound Of Night”, makes the reader begin to ponder what sounds they associate with night. I associate night with chirps and whistles and...
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  • Analysis of Sound of Silence - 905 Words
    Yubraj Budhathoki Shannon Vails ENGL 1302 March 8, 2011 Lack of communication: An analysis of “The Sound of Silence” “Sounds of Silence is an album by Simon and Garfunkel, released on January 17, 1966” [ (wikipedia) ].This is a beautiful song composed with wonderful choices of words. Behind this beautiful song with melodious rhythm, there is a big message in the lyrics. In this poem, Simon presents the speaker who speaks about communication. The idea of lack of communication builds up...
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  • Sound and Showoff Way - 684 Words
    Kitsch is such an interesting word for explaining and or describing a person place or thing. It is a way to describe something that is so bad that it can be barley understood by anyone why someone would spend so much time making something that is so vulgar and hideous The definition of Kitsch according to Gilbert Highet is a “vulgar showoff, and it is applied to anything that took a lot of trouble to make and is quite hideous” (p.303). A perfect example of a kitschy item would be Flarp. Flarp...
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  • sounds study questions - 562 Words
    1. In the lab activity, you will examine sound waves as they are emitted from a moving source. Predict what will happen to the sound waves when the sound source is in motion. Record your prediction (hypothesis) as an “if then” statement. (For example: If you select the GO button, then the train will move) If the sound source is moving then when the sound gets closer, the volume will increase and when the sound passes by you, the volume will start decreasing. 2. Select the boy icon. Select...
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  • Assignemnt 3 Sound - 1578 Words
    Assignemnt 3 – Sound Construction Technology 5 – 200471 Damir Kukic 17038124 Q1. List and explain three ways that noise can be reduced at the source. Noise can be reduced at the source by placing noise in sound proof enclosure. A special enclosure does not need to be constructed for the noise source. Structure-borne noise can be eliminated by flexible connections to the services and placing machinery on resilient supports. Q2. Explain how noise attenuation differs for a point...
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  • Paul Simon's Sounds Of Silence
    Paul Simon's "Sounds of Silence" I chose the song "Sounds of Silence" because I admire Paul Simon's lyrics and I believe this is one of his best songs in terms of its poetic quality. The song is very haunting: its lyrics stir you and leave you feeling as though you've heard and witnessed something profound. Though I struggle with trying to understand much of it, I enjoy trying it figure it out. An analysis of this song must begin with the very first line. The adress, "Hello darkness," is an...
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  • Sound and Cheerful Elderly Lady
    I was only one year old when I first met my great-grandmother, the first few words that came out of her mouth surely was not music to my ears. My great-grandmother was a very petite lady with hair that looked similar to someone drenching her hair with salt and pepper, with a silky dress that ran softly along her petite body. My great-grandmother was ninety-seven years old at that time and who barely lived in the United States for only five years. For some reason, my great-grandmother only...
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  • British Sounds Analysis - 505 Words
    British Sound Analysis: A voiceover in the film British Sounds states, "Sometimes the class struggle is also the struggle of one image against another image, of one sound against another sound. In a film, this struggle is between images and sounds." We as spectators are able to make connection with that statement as we watch the segments in the film unfold. As the tracking shot captures the auto assembly line, the diegetic sounds of the noisy machines overwhelm us. This similar technique can...
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  • H.S. Level - Sound and Light Waves
    Sounds are produced by the vibrations of material objects, and travel as a result of momentum transfer when air molecules collide. Our ‘subjective impression' about the frequency of a sound is called pitch. High pitch has high vibration frequency, while low pitch has a low vibration frequency. A pure musical tone consists of a single pitch or frequency. However, most musical tones are "complex summations" of various pure frequencies - one characteristic frequency, called the fundamental, and...
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  • lesson plan for sh and ch sounds
    Topic: Pronunciation sh/ and ch/ sounds Students: ESL Beginning 3 Emphasizes understanding and producing longer conversations. More emphasis on reading and writing. Goals: Students should familiarize pronouncing sh/ and ch sounds given a video to watch and practice. Objectives:Students should be able to: distinguish ch/ and sh sounds when reading the list of minimal pairs. identify and write down which (sh/ch)sound was read aloud. use sh/ch sounds correctly while reading a text....
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  • How Does Stethoscope Transmit Sound
    Daniela Alonso How does a stethoscope transmit sound? A stethoscope is an acoustic medical tool used to hear internals of humans and animals (mainly used to listen to the heart and lungs) .The stethoscope is also used to hear internal sounds of machines. They work by the principle or multiple reflections in sound waves. A stethoscope transmits sound by an acoustic pressure that the chest piece transmits. The chest piece has two sides a bell and diaphragm one the bell is to hear low frequencies...
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  • Silence: Sound and Term Paper Examples
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