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Type of waves for sound
longitudinal
Sound waves must travel through
a medium
loudness depends on
amplitude
sirens sound different due to one's location because of
doppler effect
used to measure distance under water
sonar
used to check internal organs
ultrasonography
noise
undesired sound, random pitches
echolocation
animals using sound to find objects
pitch depends on
frequency
speed of sound altered by
different media
loudness is measured in
decibels
produces graph representations of sound waves
oscilloscope
the science of sound
acoustics
Notes played by different instruments have distinctive
overtones