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Acoustics and Vibration Animations

Acoustics and Vibration Animations

This site contains an excellent set of animations and notes on the behavior of sound and sound waves in numerous situations.


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Amanda Stead
Amanda Stead (Faculty)
6 years ago

Wonderful animations for new acoustic students.  First section great for CSD students.  Would love more hemholtz and tube resonators!

Used in course? Yes
Jason Stanton
Jason Stanton (Staff)
9 years ago
This site is very extensive with thorough explanations and adequate animations. While the information seems sound, the site's presentation could use an upgrade.
M.C. Gordon
M.C. Gordon (Student)
9 years ago
This site is geered to people with a serious interest in sound waves. It did not appeal to me as much,but the information was good. And I believe in the arena in which it is used its won a lot of acclaim.I did bounce around the site for awhile.

Technical Remarks:

Visually, the site was not as colorful as I imagined it might be. The information is extensive and well laid-out. I did however like the Rayleigh surface wave visual the best, very realistic looking.
Time spent reviewing site: I was on the sight for 15 to 20 mins.
Pantelis Vassilakis
Pantelis Vassilakis (Administrator)
10 years ago
This is a well organized site with animations that were relatively rare at the time of the site's first publication (c. 1999). However, I currently favor similar resources that include interactive components (e.g.

Technical Remarks:

Although the site's content and links are verified and updated regularly, the interface has not changed since the site's creation and could use an overhaul.
Used in course? Yes
Lizz Caplan-Carbin
Lizz Caplan-Carbin (Faculty)
15 years ago
I love this site. Bravo. The animations are perfectly congruent to the content.
Used in course? Yes
Robinson (Student)
15 years ago
This site is an okay site.

Technical Remarks:

i spent about 5 minutes browsing this site. it is okay but i didn't find it too
interesting. i think it is easy to follow but it assumes that you know too