Bang as aperiodic sound impulse © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Bang as aperiodic sound impulse

Audio

Recording:
Example of an extremely short, loud aperiodic sound event (bang).

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2016-04-15
A bang is the result of a sudden, very short aperiodic vibration of great amplitude. The amplitude diminishes quickly as well.
Examples are a shot, the bursting of a paper bag or the banging of a door.

Information and ideas:
Recording to illustrate different sorts of sound (or students have to identify them).
Further information regarding this sound sample is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Communication and understanding
Vibrations and waves
Acoustic phenomena
Sample audio clip
Music; Personal, social and health education (PSHE); Physics
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sense of hearing; Sound
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