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Sound Waves by Mind Map: Sound Waves
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Sound Waves

Propagation of Sound

Motion

Production

Waveforms

Transmission of Sound

Medium

Factors

Sound travels at different speeds in gases, liquids and solids.

Speed of Sound

In Gases

In Liquids

In Solids

Speed of Sound in: Solids > Liquids > Gases

Calculation of Speed of Sound

Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound

Reflection of Sound

Echo

Reverberation

Perception and Audibility of Sound

Pitch

Loudness

Audible Frequencies

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a type of sound wave with frequencies above the upper hearing limit, i.e., more than 20 kHz.

Examples of Ultrasound Use

Sound is energy propagated in the form of longitudinal waves in which particles of the medium vibrate backwards and forwards in a direction parallel to the direction of propagation of the wave itself.

Similarities and Differences between Light Waves and Sound Waves

Similarities

Differences