How is sound produced? © Siemens Stiftung 2020 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

How is sound produced?

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The production of sound is illustrated. The path of sound from the sound source via the sound medium to the sound receiver is described step by step.

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2021-06-25
An oscillating loudspeaker diaphragm shows the pulses transmitted to the air particles. Further propagation by means of air compression and air rarefaction as a longitudinal wave is shown graphically.
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Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sound; Wave (physics)
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