Characteristics of sound waves

Characteristics of sound waves

This animation explains the most important characteristics of waves through sound waves.


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How does it work? - Loudspeaker

In loudspeakers sound waves are generated by electromagnetic induction.

Simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion

Simple harmonic motion can be considered to be the one-dimensional projection of uniform circular motion.

Voice production

When producing sound, the vocal cords are vibrated by the air flowing out of the lung.

Žemės drebėjimas

Žemės drebėjimas yra vienas žalingiausių gamtos reiškinių Žemėje.

Concorde (1969)

The first supersonic passenger airliner entered service in 1976.

TGV POS train

The train operates between Paris and southern Germany, its cruise speed is 320 km/h.


Tsunami waves are very high waves of immense destructive power.

„B-2 Spirit“ (JAV, 1989 m.)

Amerikiečių sunkusis slaptas bombonešis „B-2 Spirit“ buvo dislokuotas Balkanų, Afganistano ir Irako karuose.


Drums are played by hitting the membrane. There are many versions of drums.

Gravitational waves (LIGO)

Massive accelerating or orbiting bodies cause ripples in spacetime. These are called gravitational waves.


The guitar is a plucked string instrument available in various shapes.

How does it work? - Sonar

This animation demonstrates how sonar works.

Moon radar experiment (Zoltán Bay, 1946)

In 1946 a Hungarian scientist was the first person to detect radar echoes from the Moon.

The Doppler effect

It is a well-known phenomenon that the sound of an approaching sound source is higher than that of a receding one.

Types of waves

Waves play an extremely important role in many areas of our lives.

African elephant

The largest land mammal on Earth.

Common bottlenose dolphin

Bottlenose dolphins are sea mammals which use ultrasound for orientation.

Electric bell

Mechanical bell that functions by means of an electromagnet.

Lesser horseshoe bat

Bats use ultrasound to navigate and hunt for prey.

Ausis ir klausos mechanizmas

Ausys oro vibracijas paverčia elektros signalais, kurie po to apdorojami smegenyse.

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