Propagation of Sound Waves

  • Michael J. Moravcsik


Following our general study of oscillations and waves, we turn to some specific aspects of sound waves. To do so we have to ascertain the relationship of the physical characteristics of waves to the everyday characteristics we ascribe to sound, as is done in Table 4.1.


Sound Wave Sound Source Speed Ofsound Sound Energy Water Alcohol 
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© Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Moravcsik
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  1. 1.University of OregonUSA

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