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Art Ludwigs Sound page.

A very detailed site about sounds and acoustics, using the authors room as a case study.

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Sounds Amazing

A nice site designed to help students to understand sound and waves, very well presented. There are acoustic and audio related web demonstrations and experiments.

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Moving Point source: Doppler effect and shock wave

An animation to illustrate the propagation of sound waves from a moving source. You can modify the wave speed, the source speed and wavelength.

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Why Do Slightly Opened Car Windows Make That Awful Sound?

Read how changes in air pressure make annoying sounds.

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Energy in the Air: Sounds from the Orchestra

Explores the music made by a symphony orchestra, with historical facts, several sound samples and illustrations for each instrument group.

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Voice Acoustics: an introduction

A comprehensive article explaining how the voice works, looking at how different parts of the body absorb certain sounds to how sound is created by the vocal chords.

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Quality and timbre

Sound "quality" or "timbre" describes those characteristics which allow the ear to distinguish sounds which have the same pitch and loudness.

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Bending sound, the weird path of sound in the ocean

Read about how sound travels in the ocean, the SoFAR channel and one experiment to test how far could you hear a sound underwater.

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Play a Piano / Synthesizer / Oscilloscope

This virtual reality Java piano lets you play the piano and have a little fun while learning the relationship between the sounds, music theory, musical scales, and the underlying math and physics of ...

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Speed of light

Info on the speed of light, and how quickly it travels through water, air or diamond. Also contains a good overview of historical measurements of the speed of light.

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