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Underwater acoustics

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The maximum speed in pure water under atmospheric pressure is attained at about 74°C; sound travels slower in hotter water after ...

DOSITS: How does sound in air differ from sound in water?

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Sound in water and sound in air are both waves that move similarly and can be ... as the reference intensity for underwater sound the intensity of a sound wave ...

Sound in the Sea: Understanding Ocean ... - NOAA Ocean Explorer

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diagram of how sound travels underwater. The basic components of a sound wave are frequency, wavelength and amplitude. In this example of a sound wave,  ...

Science Wire from the Exploratorium and Public Radio International

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Show yourself how well sound travels through water. ... When your head is out of the water and you listen to a sound made underwater, you don't hear much.

Sound Travels About 4 Times Faster in Water Than in Air

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Sound travels through water about 4 times faster than in air. ... Another reason that the origin of a sound is difficult to determine underwater is that sound waves  ...

Sound in water | Sciencelearn Hub

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May 10, 2011 ... Prof John Montgomery, the head of Auckland University Leigh Marine Laboratory , explains how sound travels in water and how this is different ...

How Sound Waves Work Underwater | A Moment of Science ...

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Oct 27, 2011 ... If you've ever been underwater at a pool when someone jumped in near you, ... But sound travels five times faster in water than it does in air.

How does sound travel through water? - Ask.com

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The typical frequency range of underwater acoustics is also different from that of ... Sound does travel faster when temperatures are warmer, so technically, it is ...

Can sound travel through water? - Ask.com

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Sound travels through any medium with mass. A sound is a wave that passes through the material. The energy of this wave displaces the matter in the medium,  ...

How does sound going slower in water make it hard to talk to ...

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Nov 12, 2013 ... Sound travels faster in water than in air. The speed ... Sound travels so well underwater that submarines use sound-based sonar to image their ...

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How far does sound travel in the ocean?

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Water temperature and pressure determine how far sound travels in the ocean. ... In fact, hydrophones, or underwater microphones, if placed at the proper depth, ...

Why does sound travel faster in water than air? - Quora

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Because water is incompressible. When you push on air, the molecules squeeze a bit closer together, and can hold that increased local pressure for an instant...

How Sound Travels Under Water | A Moment of Science - Indiana ...

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Sep 15, 2011 ... Sound travels very well under water, but some sounds have more trouble ... That's why when you listen underwater to someone up above, you ...