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Sound Waves

ISVR Teaching Material on Waves and Acoustics

Learn the basics of waves and sound
Pressure field produced by a point

Learn about sound waves: the basics, wave interaction, travelling waves, standing waves. You will find as well animations and audio files which illustrate some basic concepts associated with the perception of sounds of varied complexity, as well as additional more advanced acoustical concepts and applications.

Sound Waves

Follow the link below to access the Sound Waves tutorial prepared by C. Maury, M. C. M. Wright and P. A. Nelson.

Sound Waves tutorial

Click here for the tutorial starting page

Superposition of waves
Wave interaction
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