Flashcards in Chapter 2- Acoustics Deck (16)
Sound is produced by...
What are areas of higher density & pressure called?
areas of condensation
What are areas of lower density & pressure called?
areas of rarefaction
The number of repetitions of a cyclic pattern in 1 second
How is frequency measured?
How is frequency perceived?
The duration of 1 cycle
The physical measure of extent of vibrational change from resting position
The power of sound over a particular area
Amplitude & intensity are both measured in...
Perceptual correlate of amplitude & intensity
The length of time that a sound continues
How is duration measured?
What is the distance traveled by a sound during a single cycle?
What influences wavelength
Dependent on the medium that the sound travels through