# sound

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### LOGS

The decibel level of a sound is given by dB=10log(EE0), where E0=10−12wattsm2 and E is the intensity of the sound. (a) Find the intensity of a 80-decibel sound. E= watts per square meter. (b) How many times more intense is the sound from (a) than a 50-decibel sound? A ...

### physics

Factory Worker A is exposed to a sound of a constant intensity of 6.30 × 10–4 W m–2 at a distance of 1.00 m from a noisy machine. The frequency of the sound is 4.00 kHz. (a) What is the sound level in decibels (dB) of this sound? (b) By what factor would the amplitude of ...

### Science

14. The speed of sound depends on (1 point) A.the loudness of the sound. B.the pitch of the sound. C.the source of the sound.*** D.the properties of the medium it travels through

### physics sound

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2

### sound

a surface recieving sound is moved from its original position to a position three times farther away from the source of the sound. the intensity of the received sound thus becomes

### physics

if a man moving away with the speed of 0.5 of sound from a stationary sound source producing a sound of frequency , he would hear a sound of frequency

### Logarithms

Show that, if one sound is 10 decibels louder than a second sound, than the first sound is 10 times as intense as the second sound.

### physics

the intensity level of a sound A is5dB greater than that of sound B and 3dB less than that of C. determine the ratio (Ic/Ib) of the intensity of sound C to that of sound B.

### science (physics)

1) Why is frequency an element needed in the sound industry? and 2) When there is a sound pressure level of two different sources with different frequencies, why do sound pressure levels have to be determined in each separate frequency? 1) The sound industry sells equipment ...

A source emits sound uniformly in all directions. There are no reflections of the sound. At a distance of 12 m from the source, the intensity of the sound is 1.7 × 10-3 W/m2. What is the total sound power P emitted by the source? Would I do 1.7e^-3 (12) ?

The intensity (in W/m2) of one sound is 4.83 times as great as the intensity of another sound. Relative to the quieter sound, what is the intensity level â of the louder sound? I am not sure how to start this. Thank you.

### Physics

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x10-11 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

### Physics

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x10-11 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

### Physics

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x10-11 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

### English expression

e. I'm glad to meet you. 'glad to' is pronounced as a linking sound like one word. In these words, the d is a voiced sound, and the t is a voiceless sound. However the articulation points are the same. In this case, the d sound is dropped. Meet you is pronounced as a linking ...

### Physics

The wavelength in air of a sound is 5 m. (a) What is the frequency of the sound? Sound can have any frequency. It is the SPEED of sound that remains constant, independent of frequency, at a given temperature.

### Physics

The distance between a loudspeaker and the left ear of a listener is 2.19 m. (a) Calculate the time required for sound to travel this distance taking the speed of sound to be 343 m/s. (b) Assuming that the sound frequency is 525 Hz, how many wavelengths of sound are contained ...

### Algebra 2

Since sound is generated by vibrations and travels in waves it can be modeled by trigonometric functions. When an object vibrates twice as fast, it produces a sound with a pitch one octave higher than before. Amplitude is associated with loudness. Suppose a sound can be ...

### Algebra 2

Can someone help me? I'm really confused. The loudness L of a sound in decibels is given by L= 10log(base10)R, where R is the sound's relative intensity. If the intensity of a certain sound is tripled, by how many decibels does the sound increase?

### algebra 2

the loudness L of a sound in decibels is given L=10log10R, where R is the sound's relative intensity. if the intensity of a certain sound is tripled, by how many decibels does the sound increase? due tomorrow, tuesday, april 5th, 2011. help ...

### physics

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

### physics

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

### physics

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

### Physics

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^-8 W/m^2, the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

### physics

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^-8 W/m^2, the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

### Physics

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^-8 W/m^2 the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

### Ela

What are 2 things that make the zoom sound ,meow sound ,and ding dong sound ?

### Phys Sci

A sound is traveling through air with a temperature of 35 0C. The sound wave has a wavelength of 0.75 meters. What is the frequency of the sound? How do I calculate this problem?

### physics

in a experiment to measure the speed of sound in glass, a pulse of sound is sent into a glass rod, 14 m in length. the reflected sound is detected after 5.6 ms (0.0056 s). calculate the speed of sound in glass.

### physics

Ige confused, the truck driver sound the horn of the truck, which has a frequency of 260HZ. The speed of sound in air is 340m/s. an observer hears the sound while traveling in a bus toward the truck at a speed of 30m/s. a) what is the wavelength of the sound the whisle emits? ...

A microphone has an area of 3.0cm^2. It receives during a 6.00s time period a sound energy of 1.0x10-11J. What is the intensity of the sound? b). Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343m/s ...

### when the energy of a sound wave is transferred to

when the energy of a sound wave is transferred to a particle of a medium and causes it to vibrate and generate heat, the sound wave is a. reflected b. refracted c. absorbed d. transmitted The pitch of the siren of a moving fire truck changes from high to low as the fire truck ...

### physics

The human eardrum has an area of 5.0×10–5 m2. (a) What is the sound power received when the incident intensity is the minimum perceivable, 1.0×10–12 W/m2? (b) What is the sound power at the eardrum for conversational speech, which has a sound level of 65 dB? (c) What is ...

### Physics SOUND

What is the resultant sound level when an 80-dB and an 85-dB sound are heard simultaneously?

The modern hearing aid is, essentially, a miniature public-address system, which converts sound into electrical energy and then converts it back to sound again. A hearing aid can increase the sound level by sixty decibels or more, but it also distorts the sound to some extent...

### Sound engineering

A Question of engineering about Sound. How to calculate in step by step? Thank you. The octave bands¡¦ Sound pressure levels in dB re 20 £g Pa are: Hz 57 129 220 420 1K 2K 4K 8K dB 85 95 90 80 88 70 68 72 What is the overall A-weighted sound pressure level?

### Science

6. Sonar is used to inspect pipelines and bridge foundations. In this scenario, sonar takes advantage of the fact that (1 point) A.sound waves can reflect.*** B.sound waves can diffract. C.sound waves can spread out. D.sound waves can refract.

### Physics

There is a band who uses 10000 W to radiate sound energy in all directions. What was the intensity of sound 10 meters from this speaker? What was the sound level in dB at a distance of 10 m? At what distance from the speaker was the sound level 100 dB?

### physics

An explosion occurs at the end of a pier. The sound reaches the other end of the pier by traveling through three media: air, fresh water, and a slender metal handrail. The speeds of sound in air, water, and the handrail are 355, 1410, and 5380 m/s, respectively. The sound ...

### physics

An explosion occurs at the end of a pier. The sound reaches the other end of the pier by traveling through three media: air, fresh water, and a slender metal handrail. The speeds of sound in air, water, and the handrail are 356, 1460, and 5400 m/s, respectively. The sound ...

### physics

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2

### Physics

A bat in a cave emits a sound pulse and receives an echo 0.15 second later. Assuming that the speed of sound is 345 m/s, how far did the sound (a longitudinal wave!) travel during this time?

### Physics

A bat emits a sound whose frequency is 83.2 kHz. The speed of sound in air at 20.0 oC is 343 m/s. However, the air temperature is 40.5 oC, so the speed of sound is not 343 m/s. Assume that air behaves like an ideal gas, and find the wavelength of the sound.

### physics

A bat emits a sound whose frequency is 83.6 kHz. The speed of sound in air at 20.0 oC is 343 m/s. However, the air temperature is 36.0 oC, so the speed of sound is not 343 m/s. Assume that air behaves like an ideal gas, and find the wavelength of the sound

### PreCalculas

The psychological sensation of loudness B is measured in decibels and is defined with reference to the intensity, , of a barely audible sound by the following equation. In this equation, I is the intensity of the sound in question. B=10log 1/1o If the sound of a jet engine ...

### physics repost

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2

### science

What is the goal of surround sound? To get sound 360o. We hear sound naturally from ALL directions. The goal of surround sound is to make it sound as if it is coming from all directions.

### physics - sound level

The source of a sound wave has a power of 2.50 µW. Assume it is a point source. (a) What is the intensity 6.70 m away? I used I = Power / 4*pi*r^2 and found I to be 4.43x10^-9 W/m^2 (b) What is the sound level at that distance? Sound level = 10 dB*log [(Intensity)/(Intensity ...

### physics

A sonic boom is produced by an aircraft when it does which of the following? A) flies faster than sound continuously.B) None of these.C) All of these.D) first exceeds the speed of sound and breaks the sound barrier.E) pulls out of a subsonic dive.

### PHYSICS

a violin string emits sound of freqency 510Hz.how for will be the sound waves reach when string completes 250vibration?the velocity of sound is 340M/S.

### Physics

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 35.9cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 109.1cm. What is the wavelength of the ...

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

### Physics of Sound

For a speaker whose sound power output is 140 dB, the distance from the speaker at which the sound level will be reduced to 85 dB is ?

### Physics

Two speakers send out sound in phase at a frequency of 779 Hz. When you are the same distance from both speakers you hear a maximum sound. Moving around, you hear essentially no sound when you are 65 cm from one and 85 cm from the other, and again when you are 123 cm from one ...

### Physics

Two speakers send out sound in phase at a frequency of 779 Hz. When you are the same distance from both speakers you hear a maximum sound. Moving around, you hear essentially no sound when you are 65 cm from one and 85 cm from the other, and again when you are 123 cm from one ...

### Algebra

Sound intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the sound source; that is I= k/(r)^2, where I is the intensity, r is the distance from the sound source, and k is a constant. Suppose that I am sitting a distance R from the TV, where its sound ...

### Science

Could Some One Help Me With These Questions .. Filling The Gaps 1) A ________ sound has a large amplitude. 2) A _________ sound is produced by small vibrations. 3) A High Sound is produced by quick __________. thank you for the help .. x

### Physics

One student generates a short, loud sound of wavelength 0.7576 m. Another student, who is 100 m away, hears the sound exactly 0.300 s later. What is the frequency of this sound? Please help

### physics

An airplane traveling at v = 163 m/s emits a sound of frequency 1730 Hz. At what frequency does a stationary listener hear the sound as the plane approaches? Use 340 m/s for the speed of the sound and answer in Hz.

### physics

An airplane traveling at v = 152 m/s emits a sound of frequency 1850 Hz. At what frequency does a stationary listener hear the sound as the plane approaches? Use 340 m/s for the speed of the sound and answer in Hz.

### physics

determine the following distances based on the sonar data given. a ship sends a sound pulse downward and receives the reflected sound 2.50 s later. use the formula d=vt. assume the speed of sound in sea water is 1540 m/s

### Physics Lab Question, Help Please

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

### physics

1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary? The speed of sound is 343 m/s. fs(v-vd/v-vs) 343(1/1-987...

### Physics

Organ pipes, open at one end, resonate best at their first resonant length. Two pipes have length 23.0 cm and 30.0 cm respectively. What is the wavelength of the sound emitted by each pipe? What are the respective frequencies if the speed of sound is 341 m/s? What is the air ...

The figure below shows two speakers, A and B, which are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum...

### physics

A speaker is designed for wide dispersion for a high frequency sound. What should the diameter of the circular opening be for a speaker where the desired diffraction angle is 11° and a 9100 Hz sound is generated? The speed of sound is 343 m/s

### Physics

Directly below on the floor is a stationary 428-Hz source of sound. The microphone vibrates up and down in simple harmonic motion with a period of 2.3 s. The difference between the maximum and minimum sound frequencies detected by the microphone is 2.2 Hz. Ignoring any ...

### English Expression

How do you pronounce the l sound? Do you know how to say the l sound? Put the front part of your tongue on the gum in your mouth, and let the air pass on both sides of your tongue, saying l. What about the r sound? Can you speak the r sound? What is the difference between the ...

### Physics

A tuning fork creates sound wave with frequency of 170 hertz. If the speed of sound is 340 m/s, what is the wave length of the sound wave?

### Physics

A tuning fork creates sound wave with frequency of 170 hertz. If the speed of sound is 340 m/s, what is the wave length of the sound wave?

### Physics

a) A microphone has an area of 5cm^2. It receives during a 4.0 s time period a sound energy of 2.0*10^-11 J. What is the intensity of the sound? b) using intensity from a) what is the variation in pressure in the sound wave, delta P ? Use T=293 K and density of air=1.2kg/m^3

### Physics - sound

When wearing proper ear protection, a jack hammer operator experiences a sound intensity of 1x10^-6 W/m2. The ear protection purpots to reduce the sound intensity by 100 times. What is the actual sound level of the jack hammer?

### Intermediate algebra

Hello, I am kind stuck on this question In the lab you discover a relationship between the temperature of the air and the speed of sound. You find the speed of sound is never lower than 331 m/s and increases by 60% of the current temperature. a. What is the equation from this ...

### physics

1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary? The speed of sound is 343 m/s. fs(v-vd/v-vs) 343(1/1-987...

### physics

Why is an echo weaker than the original sound? 1. The echo has a shorter wavelength than the original sound due to the reﬂection. 2. The echo has a smaller amplitude than the original sound because sound spreads and its intensity decreases with distance. 3. The echo has...

### physcial science

What are the wavelength limits of the audible range of the sound spectrum? (Use the speed of sound in air. The speed of sound in air is 344 m/s. The audible range of the sound spectrum contains frequencies as low as 30 Hz and as high as 25 kHz.)

### physics

1.calculate th speed of waves in water that are 0.4m apart and have a frequency of 2hz? 2. sound waves travel at approximately 340m/s what is the wavelength of a sound with a frequency of 20Hz? what is the wavelength of a sound with a frequency of 20 kHz? 3.a bat flying in a ...

### physics

the distance between a loudspeaker and the left ear of a listener is 2.70 m a) calculate the time required for sound to travel this distance if the air temperature is 20oC. b) assuming that the sound frequency is 523 Hz, how many wavelengths of sound are contained in this ...

### Physics

This question has me very lost. Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 11 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 50 cm. What ...

### Science

Which of the following factors determines the loudness of a sound? A. Frequency of the sound wave. B. Amplitude of the sound wave. C. The temperature of the medium. D. The density of the medium. Is the answer B? Im getting confused betwwen B and D. Thank you

### physics.

A sound wave produced by a clock chime is heard 571-m away 1.1-sec later. If the clock's sound is 434-Hz, what is the sound wave's wavelength?

### physics

The amplitude of a sound wave is measured in terms of its maximum gauge pressure. By what factor does the amplitude of a sound wave increase if the sound level goes up by 38.0 dB?

### physics

The amplitude of a sound wave is measured in terms of its maximum gauge pressure. By what factor does the amplitude of a sound wave increase if the sound level goes up by 38.0 dB?

### physics

The amplitude of a sound wave is measured in terms of its maximum gauge pressure. By what factor does the amplitude of a sound wave increase if the sound level goes up by 38.0 dB?

### Science

Which of the following factors determines the loudness of a sound? A. Frequency of the sound wave. B. Amplitude of the sound wave. C. The temperature of the medium. D. The density of the medium. Is the answer d? Thank you

### english

16.A velar consonant is produced when … a the tip of the tongue touches behind the alveolar ridge. b the tip and blade of the tongue touches the hard palate. c the back of the tongue touches the hard palate. d the back of the tongue touches the soft palate or velum. 17....

### sound waves

What a vibrating object dose to the air particles around it? It makes them move...creating pressure waves that propagte through the air, which we detect as sound if it is in the "sound" frequency wave

### PHYSICS

A concert loudspeaker suspended high off the ground emits 35 W of sound power. A small microphone with a 1.0 cm2 area is 50 m from the speaker. (a) What is the sound intensity at the position of the microphone? (b) How much sound energy impinges on the microphone each second?

### Sound Barrier

Could someone tell me what sound barrier is and what it means to break the sound barrier (in really simple terms)?

### physics

(a) By what factor is one sound more intense than another if the sound has a level 17.0 dB higher than the other? (b) If one sound has a level 32.0 dB less than another, what is the ratio of their intensities?

### physics

(a) By what factor is one sound more intense than another if the sound has a level 17.0 dB higher than the other? (b) If one sound has a level 32.0 dB less than another, what is the ratio of their intensities?

### physics

(a) By what factor is one sound more intense than another if the sound has a level 17.0 dB higher than the other? (b) If one sound has a level 32.0 dB less than another, what is the ratio of their intensities?

### Physics

In this sound interferometer, sound waves enter at A and travel to C via paths ABC and ADC. the intensity of the sound can be determined by the microphone placed at C. The length of the path ADC can be changed by a sliding tube. The frequency is fixed at a certain value and ...

### physics

Sound is passing perpendicularly through an open window whose dimensions are 1.1 m  0.75 m. The sound intensity level is 95 dB above the threshold of hearing. How much sound energy comes through the window in one hour?

### physical sciences

a thunderclap 200m away delivers 3.75E^-5 W/m^2 of sound. What is the sound level in decibels? What is the intensity of the sound at 10m from the thunderclap? What is the sound level in decibels 10m from the thunderclap?

### physics

Suppose you are stopped for a traffic light, and a fast ambulance approaches you from behind with a speed of 34.0 m/s. The siren on the ambulance produces sound with a frequency of 960 Hz. The speed of sound in air is 343 m/s. What is the wavelength of the sound reaching your ...

### physics

Sound is passing perpendicularly through an open window whose dimensions are 1.1 m x 0.75 m. The sound intensity level is 71 dB above the threshold of human hearing. How much sound energy comes through the window in one hour?

### Physics

Sound of a certain wavelength is coming from within a room and passing through a rectangular door (a "slit"). If the width of the doorway is twice the wavelength of the sound, what is the diffraction angle è of the sound leaving the doorway? Please show me how to do this.