Essays Tagged: "vibrations"


tation was launched into orbit by a Saturn V booster. Almost immediately, problems developed due to vibrations during lift-off. A critical meteoroid shield ripped off taking one of the craft's two sol ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space


n.'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 why some singers are able to ... . Thiswould explain the reason why some singers are able to break wine glasseswith their voice. The vibrations build up enough to shatter the glass. This iscalled RESONANCE.Resonance can be observed o ...

(4 pages) 40 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Vocal Classifications (Fach System) describes the many different types of singing voices.

chson 109).(An octave is an eight tone or note interval in which the higher pitch has twice as many vibrations as the lower) (Politosk 474). The voices of boys who have not yet reached puberty are gen ...

(9 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Nocturnal Wonderland This is a descriptive essay about going to a rave and finding out what it's like. A personal story.It uses show don't tell.

e a church congregation, coming together to celebrate life. At a rave there are always the familiar vibrations of the music, the sweet aromas that fill the summer air, and {he magnificent images of th ... heat could be sensed by the trickling of perspiration. When walking through the towering gates, the vibrations of the music are shot up through the ground sending shivers throughout the body. Dancing ...

(2 pages) 134 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Audio Waveforms.

WaveformsIntroductionSound is created by vibrations such as in a guitar string, vocal chord or speaker cone. These vibrations disturb the air ... he air. When these pressure waves reach us, they vibrate the receptors in our ears, and we hear the vibrations as sound. When you see a waveform that represents audio, that waveform represents these p ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Les Paul The Inventor Of The Century.

when he was 7(1922), to find a sound, put it back together and was always curious about sounds and vibrations. At this time he wasn't even a musician.Playing at a barbeque stand: He sung into the tel ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Pholcidae spiders.

sm to family's such as "Portia" which feeds upon Pholcidae when given the chance. The fast circular vibrations, along with the thin shape of its body makes it became a blur, of to predators, invisible ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Art Apperciation, Color and Light, Roles of color and light in artwork.

before placement on the canvas. This gave a wide range of colors that are the combinations of color vibrations.Light and color help us distinguish many aspects in a painting. The many aspects being di ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A Biography on Famous Russian Artist, Wassily Kandinsky

piano with many strings. The artists is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul." Kandinsky loved music, so he used the colors with a pitch and the volume of ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Sound: More Than What You Hear

This vibration, in turn, makes the air or some other substance surrounding the object vibrate. The vibrations in the substance travel as waves, moving outward from the object in all directions. When ... owing the opening. Air from the lungs rushes past the tightened cords, causing them to vibrate. The vibrations produce the vocal sounds. The tighter the vocal cords are, the more rapidly they vibrate ...

(18 pages) 115 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Polarized Light

The Oxford dictionary defines polarize as to confine similar vibrations of (light waves, etc) to a single direction or plane.Polarized light is light that's had ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

All About The Ear

Vibrations of air molecules moving through the air are received and translated into messages that th ... , spans the middle ear.When sound waves strike the outer surface of the eardrum, it vibrates. These vibrations are mechanically transmitted through the middle ear by the ossicles. The malleus, or hamm ... ted through the middle ear by the ossicles. The malleus, or hammer, is the first ossicle to receive vibrations from the eardrum. It passes them to the second ossicle--the incus, or anvil. The third os ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Technology Save My Life

aring impaired. Our lives depend on this device, without it we are at risk. The flashing lights and vibrations alert me in every room of my house. That is why it is very important for us to have these ... . the vibrating fire alarms is good when we are sleeping. If we do not see the flashing lights, the vibrations shake the bed, not hard but enough to wake us up. The vibrating device goes under my pill ...

(2 pages) 66 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Brief Overview on the Physics of Music

nce called sound. Most sound that people recognize as "musical" is dominated by periodic or regular vibrations rather than non-periodic ones (called a definite pitch and we refer to the transmission m ... g fork that has been struck, or by the string of a musical instrument that has been plucked. Random vibrations are exhibited by the molecules in matter (see Brownian movement). Any simple vibration is ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Run

I plateau around 100 mph, the vibrations coming from the car seemed to numb themselves on my excited body. The high howl of the wi ...

(2 pages) 73 3 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What were the limitations and/or the advantages of the recording technology used in the production of the recording in 1931?

to do when music was recorded using the old acoustic technology of just using a horn for capturing vibrations.One of the now overlooked limitations of the recording after 1927 was the fact of one mic ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Explaining sound: Subject:s cience, acoustics

fork the faster it vibrates and the higher the pitch. Frequency is measured in Hertz (the number of vibrations per second). Humans are typically sensitive to frequencies between 20 and 20,000 hertz (2 ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Watch Out for Moon Quakes!

ds of moonquakes: (1) deep moonquakes about 700 km below the surface, probably caused by tides; (2) vibrations from the impact of meteorites; (3) thermal quakes caused by the expansion of the frigid c ... going, all continued more than 10 minutes. "The moon was ringing like a bell," Neal says.On Earth, vibrations from quakes usually die away in only half a minute. The reason has to do with chemical we ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Effects of earthquakes on a typical fishing village

s is suddenly released when the rocks snap or are displaced along a fault, there will be tremors or vibrations in the Earth's crust (an earthquake). These earthquakes can occur both on land and in the ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


lain how different forms of sound are created, how they are heard, what a frequency is, how certain vibrations can decide the pitch, loudness and frequency of a sound wave. I am also going to explain ... o vibrate very quickly and you automatically hear a sound. This happens because the air carries the vibrations made by the violin strings into your ear. Once inside your ear, the vibrations are immedi ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics