Difference between revisions of "Acoustics"

 
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Acoustics is the part of physics dealing with sound. According to Wikipedia, "The word "acoustic" is derived from the Greek word ἀκουστικός (akoustikos), meaning "of or for hearing, ready to hear."
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== Overview ==
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Acoustics is the part of physics dealing with sound. According to Wikipedia, "The word "acoustic" is derived from the Greek word ἀκουστικός (akoustikos), meaning "of or for hearing, ready to hear."Acoustics is etymologically the study of [[sound]]. Sound waves are mechanical waves - they travel by actual vibrations in some material medium. Acoustics concerns itself with mechanical [[wave]]s in general. Phenomena such as forced [[vibration]]s, [[resonance]], damped vibrations and [[Doppler effect]] come under this branch of physics.
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
* [[Physics books]]
 
* [[Physics books]]

Latest revision as of 12:08, 8 July 2019

Overview

Acoustics is the part of physics dealing with sound. According to Wikipedia, "The word "acoustic" is derived from the Greek word ἀκουστικός (akoustikos), meaning "of or for hearing, ready to hear."Acoustics is etymologically the study of sound. Sound waves are mechanical waves - they travel by actual vibrations in some material medium. Acoustics concerns itself with mechanical waves in general. Phenomena such as forced vibrations, resonance, damped vibrations and Doppler effect come under this branch of physics.

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