HyperPhysics Sound and Hearing
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HyperPhysics Sound and Hearing


HyperPhysics Sound and Hearing

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A hyperlinked exploration of the physics of acoustics and sound, and the physiology of hearing.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 11, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 01, 2011
Submitter: Bruce Mason


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 5 average rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (2)
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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Christopher Wentworth
5 years ago

Christopher Wentworth (Faculty)

This is a subset of the HyperPhysics web site. It is a reference on introductory physics concepts related to acoustics and human hearing. It contains brief definitions and examples of using each concept. It uses a concept map method of cataloging entries, which helps see the relationships between concepts. I have used this section as a resource in a physics of music course aimed at non-science majors. Students found it very helpful as a supplement to our class discussions of acoustics concepts.

Technical Remarks:

Navigation in the web site is very clear. The server appears to give a good response time in a classroom setting that uses it in real time.
Time spent reviewing site: ~1 hour
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