Perception of Sound

  • Michael Möser


The perception of sound incidents requires the presence of some simple physical effects. A sound source oscillates and puts the surrounding air into motion. These oscillations are transmitted to the ear of the listener due to the compressibility and the mass of the air.


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Further Reading

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    S. A. Gelfand. Hearing - an Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics. Marcel Dekker, New York, 1998.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Möser
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  1. 1.Institut Technische AkustikTU BerlinBerlinGermany

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