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Speed of sound - Wikipedia

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The speed of sound is the distance travelled per unit time by a sound wave as it propagates .... The reason is that the larger density of water, which works to slow sound in water relative to air, n...

Why does sound travel faster through steel than it does wood

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Sound is faster in wood than air, but when the speed in wood is compared to other materials it is sometimes faster and sometimes slower. (See table in related  ...

Basic Science/sound/speedinmaterials/discussion004.htm

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The speed of sound is faster in solid materials and slower in liquids or gases. ... If sound waves of the same energy were passed through a block of wood and a ...

The Speed of Sound in Other Materials - NDE/NDT Resource Center

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Explain whether or not the speed of sound is constant for all materials. Describe ... The speed of sound is faster in solid materials and slower in liquids or gases.

Speed of Sound in common Solids - Engineering ToolBox

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Speed of sound in some common solids - like aluminum, brass, concrete and . ... Speed of sound in normal air is 343 m/s. ... Wood, 3300 - 3600, 10820 - 11810 ...

How come sound travels faster when through steel than through air ...

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Apr 22, 2016 ... Sound is a manifestation of matter moving in a cyclical way - i.e. things moving back .... Is it faster or slower than the speed of light? Light is faster ...

Why does sound travel faster in solids than in liquids, and faster in ...

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Sound is nothing more than a local disturbance whose propagation is facilitated by the collisions between particles; this disturbance propagates in a logitudnal ...

Speed of sound - Teachit Science

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2) Rank the substances according to the speed that sound travels through them. fastest ... Why does sound travel very slowly through cork compared to iron? ... Time (s). Speed of sound. (m/s) iron. 1000. 0.17 sea water. 1000. 0.65 wood. 1000.

How does sound travel in different environments? - BioMusic

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Sound waves travel about thirteen times faster in wood than air. ... tempo (speed) of the vibrations, students will discover which medium allows sound to travel ...

SOUND - Fact Monster

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The energy travels at high SPEED through air, water, or another substance, in a ... to travel through some kind of medium, such as air, water, wood, or metal. ... subsonic speed (slower than the speed of sound), sound waves travel ahead of the ...