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Sound Energy Chapter

membrane in the ear that vibrates with sound waves eardrum
the apparent change in apitch of a noisy moving object. dopplar effect
outer part of the ear which acts as a funnel to collect the sound wave auricle
unit of frequency (measures how high or how low the sound is) hertz
curved tubes in the inner ear filled with fluid that are responsible for a person's balance. semicircular canal
frequency of sound that most people cannot hear silent sound
how is intensity and amplitude alike? the greater the frequency, the greater amplitude
the speed of sound 1,083
how much energy a sound wave produces intensity
snail shaped tube in the inner ear that carried nerve impulses to the brain. the brain interprets the impulses as sound. cochlea
how do materials effect sound? different sound insulators
1,083feet per socond speed of sound
how are pitch and frequency related? pitch depends on frequency.
Created by: gmittl2