Learning About Sound (1974)

This film presents the basics of sound beginning with its source - vibrations emitting sound waves. The film visualizes the sound waves with an oscilloscope showing amplitude and frequency.... See full summary »

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Thomas G. Smith

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This film presents the basics of sound beginning with its source - vibrations emitting sound waves. The film visualizes the sound waves with an oscilloscope showing amplitude and frequency. Tapping on a stretch of steel rail, the film compares the speed sound travels in solid steel to the speed of sounds in air. Scenes explore both electronically synthesized musical sounds with acoustical instruments. The film concludes with ways of controlling noise pollution. Written by Thomas G Smith

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1974 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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