Difference between revisions of "Category:Acoustics"

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*'''[[:Category:Acoustic applications|Acoustic applications]]''' - the uses of acoustic transmissions  
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic applications|Acoustic applications]]''' - the uses of acoustic transmissions  
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic devices|Acoustic devices]]''' - devices for amplifying or transmitting sound
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic devices|Acoustic devices]]''' - devices for amplifying or transmitting sound
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic pulses|Acoustic pulses]]''' - short bursts of acoustic noise
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic waves|Acoustic waves]]''' - oscillations of pressure that travel through solids, liquids, or gases in a wave pattern
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustic waves|Acoustic waves]]''' - oscillations of pressure that travel through solids, liquids, or gases in a wave pattern
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustooptic effects|Acoustooptic effects]]''' - the diffraction of light by sound, based on the change of the refractive index of a medium due to the presence of sound waves in that medium  
 
*'''[[:Category:Acoustooptic effects|Acoustooptic effects]]''' - the diffraction of light by sound, based on the change of the refractive index of a medium due to the presence of sound waves in that medium  

Revision as of 19:26, 16 April 2014

A World War I acoustic mirror that alerted The British when zeppelins attacked - Image by Paul Glazzard

The science of waves, subcategories include acoustic propagation, biomedical acoustics and nonlinear acoustics

Subcategories

  • Acoustic applications - the uses of acoustic transmissions
  • Acoustic devices - devices for amplifying or transmitting sound
  • Acoustic waves - oscillations of pressure that travel through solids, liquids, or gases in a wave pattern
  • Acoustooptic effects - the diffraction of light by sound, based on the change of the refractive index of a medium due to the presence of sound waves in that medium
  • Biomedical acoustics - the study of the use of sound, such as ultrasound technologies, for medical purposes
  • Nonlinear acoustics - the study of loud amplitude sound waves that are distorted as they travel
  • Spectral shape - the shape of a piece of acoustic spectrum
  • Underwater acoustics - also known as hydroacoustics, the study of the propagation of sound in water and of the interaction of sound waves with the water and its boundaries