Essays Tagged: "Sound"

Compare and contrast auditory system and optical system

r it into some figure that we can perceive as images that make senses. Auditory systems involved in sound wave that transduced by drum ear into some kind of vibration that eventually gets converted ba ... ages and image in motion as far as human eyes can see. The auditory is ready to absorb any noise or sound for twenty-four hours a day. Their structures and mechanisms are similar in a way they gather ...

(2 pages) 133 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Resonance

the a frequency equal to itsown.'In english, this means that any solid object that is struck with a soundwave of equal sound wave vibrations will amplitude the given tone. Thiswould explain the reason ... cycle. It has passed throughthe tube four times making the closed tube, one fourth the length of a soundwave. By a continuous sound frequency, standing waves are produced in thetube. This creates a p ...

(4 pages) 40 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The physics of a sonic boom.

waves that would have moved ahead of the boat.When an airplane travels through the air, it produces sound waves. If the plane is traveling slower than the speed of sound (the speed of sound varies, bu ... slower than the speed of sound (the speed of sound varies, but 1200kph is usual at sea level), then sound waves can move ahead of the plane.If the plane breaks the sound barrier and flies faster than ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Physics of sound.

Sound surrounds us at all times. The ring of an alarm clock or the whistle of birds may wake us up i ... ck or the whistle of birds may wake us up in the morning. Through out the day, we hear a variety of sounds; for instance, the banging of pots and pans, the roar of traffic, and the voices of people. W ... the roar of traffic, and the voices of people. When we fall asleep at night, we might listen to the sounds of frogs croaking or the wind whistling. All sounds have one thing in common. This being that ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Dolphin Communication and Fun Facts

e skull with fibrous tissue (Senses 1). Thus, the bulla is essentially isolated from the skull, and sound enters the ear most efficiently through the jaw and middle ear. A fat-filled cavity in the low ... ciently through the jaw and middle ear. A fat-filled cavity in the lower jawbone appears to conduct sound waves through the jaw to bones in the middle ears. The lower jawbone of toothed whales broaden ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How does "unwanted" sound effect the physiological and psychological performance differently than "wanted" sound

I)Research Question:a) How does "unwanted" sound effect the physiological and psychological performance differently than "wanted" sound?II)Thes ... hological performance differently than "wanted" sound?II)Thesis Statement:a)"Wanted" and "unwanted" sound have the same physiological effects on the human body but effect its psychological performance ... ts psychological performance differently.III)Introduction:IV)Literature Review:a)The Human Earb)How sound is "heard"/perceived by the bodyV)Development:a)Physiological effects of sound (both wanted an ...

(15 pages) 110 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Brief Overview on the Physics of Music

sequent physical and neurological processing and interpretation, give rise to the experience called sound. Most sound that people recognize as "musical" is dominated by periodic or regular vibrations ... er than non-periodic ones (called a definite pitch and we refer to the transmission mechanism as a "sound wave". In a very simple case, the sound of a sine wave, which is considered the most basic mod ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

BASIC RADAR, SONAR & DOPPLER THEORY

d War II.The principle on which radar works is relatively simple and very similar to reflections of sound waves, echo, a phenomenon many of us have experienced. In an echo, a sound is sent out in all ... phenomenon many of us have experienced. In an echo, a sound is sent out in all directions. When the sound waves find an object, such as a cliff face or bottom of a well, they will bounce back to the s ...

(7 pages) 50 1 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Explaining essay on the dB dragracing

mobile electronics industry is growing larger each day. A new sport isgrowing within this industry. Sound Pressure Level (SPL) contests are held all over theworld to see who has the loudest vehicle. T ... t has turn SPL into an exact science. The three factors thatinfluence SPL are: equipment selection, sound propagation, and enclosure design.Selecting the right equipment is the easiest part, yet it is ...

(4 pages) 46 2 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do You Learn Better By Sight or By Sound? contains information on ways that sight and hearing work! tells how your brain reacts to sight and sound. BIBLIOGRAPHY

o analyze how people learn the fastest, are how light enters the eye and goes to the brain, and how sound enters the ear and goes to the brain.Light enters the eye one way, but it has to be focused a ... side of the cerebrum, which is responsible for memorization and thinking. Light travels faster than sound, but sound travels fast as well. It is exceptionally fast when it is headed toward the cerebra ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

An In-Depth look at Sound Pollution.

Sound pollution is a very real problem in society today. It affects our everyday life and our behavi ... ety today. It affects our everyday life and our behavior, and can be caused by the smallest things. Sound pollution, by definition, is any intrusive sound or imbalance in soundscape brought upon by an ... pollution, by definition, is any intrusive sound or imbalance in soundscape brought upon by another sound (source 1). This doesn't necissarily mean that it is a particularly loud or harsh sound, as th ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Explaining sound: Subject:s cience, acoustics

SoundOur tympanic membrane, or eardrum, is just that, a stretched piece of tissueThat receives rythe ... rane, or eardrum, is just that, a stretched piece of tissueThat receives rythematic pulses known as sound. Sound is actually a linear wave. Think of a stretched out slinky, when you hit one end, a com ... tretched out slinky, when you hit one end, a compression travels from one end to the other and back.Sound is comprised of 2 parts:Frequency- "pitch" measured in hertz (hz)Amplitude- "volume" measured ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Notes on sound and harmonics (greek letters do not appear correctly)

Sound waves are created from a source which is vibrating. The vibrating source creates longitudinal ... ongitudinal waves in some medium which are detected by our ear or by an instrument.The speed of the sound wave will depend on the medium in which the sound is traveling. Since the approximate speed of ... is traveling. Since the approximate speed of sound is given by √{β/ρ}, the speed of sound will increase if the density is decreased, or if the bulk modulus is increased. If sound is tr ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Phonics Sounds

dren actually learned.What the children need to learn for reading and writing they need to know the sounds that go with the letters.We can start with the sound sheets for example; we can start with a ... dog for a walk and he hears the dog barking and then sees a snake rising up hissing "sssssss", the sound and action is incorporated in each story and the children can imitate the snake waving their a ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Crossing The Swamp" by Mary Oliver

narrative structure, repetition, imagery, personification, tonal shift, as well as many interesting sound devices.Before the scrutinizing search for the figurative language begins, the first thing tha ... 6;s adventurous journey and appalled misery. At the beginning of the poem, (line 5), the cacophonic sounds like branching, burred, belching bogs are used to describe the ugly sounds of the swamp as th ...

(2 pages) 21325 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

ASD

movement of air throughout an object. A pipe that is open only at one end has a first harmonic of a sound two times the fundamental while an open pipe has a first harmonic four times the fundamental f ... ) shows the 1st harmonic in open pipes and (e) shows the 2nd harmonic in open pipes.3.Stopped pipes sound hollow because there is reflection of the sound wave. These reflections of a sound cause the h ...

(2 pages) 407 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

American As A Second Language

hese was cars and driving.American cars were interesting to me. They made the same annoying revving sound at 5:00 AM as they did in Australia, but when I looked to find the source of the noise it was ...

(3 pages) 404 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Resonance: Standing Waves

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Physics in ultrasounds

cted to further develop the knowledge and understanding of photons and the physics involved in ultrasounds. It will also discuss what an ultrasound is, the medical and general uses of ultrasounds, ben ... nd is, the medical and general uses of ultrasounds, benefits and risks and also limitations of ultrasounds.Ultrasound or ultrasonography is a medical imaging technique that uses high frequency sound w ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Sonar Technology : a boon or a curse

ounded by such 'man made wonders'. One such technological wonder is known as SONAR which stands for sound navigation and ranging used for scientific, civilian and safety purposes. It's high time to b ... tioning of sonar can be closely related to how radar works. Radar uses radio waves while sonar uses sound waves. Entire concept works on principle of echoes as the process of transmitting sound and it ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers