Loudest Sound

How loud can sound get?  Could loud sound kill you?  Are there limits, and if so, what are they?  How are such things determined?  All of these are interesting questions and an attempt will be made to answer these as best possible. Two important lessons are supported by this article: one, the loudest thing in…

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Doppler Effect Animated

A previous post described the Doppler effect in a simplified manner as it relates to movement and sound waves.  This post expands on this somewhat by providing a series of Doppler effect animated images to clarify the role of a moving object and its impact on the sound.  It has been said that a picture…

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