Category Archives: How do instruments make music?

Diffraction & interference podcast

Diffraction, Diffraction through gaps, Interference patterns – two sources, Calculating interference patterns, Calculating interference patterns – directly between sources Calculating interference patterns – in front of one source. Download the notes. Download the videos. Links: pHET Wave interference Interference of … Continue reading

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Making music podcast

Standing waves in strings, Speed of waves in strings, Standing waves in strings – other harmonics, Beats, Open ended pipes, Open ended pipe harmonics, Closed pipes, Closed pipes harmonics, Harmonics & timbre, Spectral analysis Download the notes. Download the video.

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Veritasium – Can Silence Actually Drive You Crazy?

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Sound waves podcast

Sound waves, Wave equations, Speed of sound, The Ear, Speed of sound, Sounds are waves, Intensity, Pitch, Timbre. Download the notes. Download the video. Links: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/stlwaves.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear

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Sound: Making music quiz

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Sound intensity & decibels quiz

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Amazing Resonance Experiment

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60% quieter?

Last week, the Federal and NSW governments announced that work would begin on building a second airport in Sydney. Sydney’s current airport has a night-time curfew due to noise concerns over populated areas, but one of the reasons for building … Continue reading

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Rollerblade bottle tune guy РMichel Lauzi̬re

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PhET – Sound

Click to Run This simulation lets you see sound waves. Adjust the frequency or volume and you can see and hear how the wave changes. Move the listener around and hear what she hears. http://phet.colorado.edu/

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