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Physics Topics Human Applications Student Guide Details
What does the larynx actually produce that we can hear?
mechanical waves, sound waves
Human vocal system
What is the speed of sound?
determinants of sound speed
Human vocal system
Can you hear me?
sound intensity, decibel scale
hearing
If it sounds like a duck...
Practice using standing wave concept
Gain understanding of characterizing speech with formants
How can we use sound to "see" inside ourselves?
echolocation
Ultrasound Technology
Do muscle, fat, and bone sound the same?
bulk modulus, acoustic impedence,
sound speed in tissue, tissue interfaces
How can the body make sound bend?
laws of reflection and refraction, reflection & transmission coefficients
Ultrasound technology
Give me an A(-scan). Give a B-(scan). What does that spell?
apply reflection & transmission of sound
A-scans and B-scans in ultrasound technology
How can you turn a C into a B?
Doppler Effect
Ultrasound Technology
Just how fast is your blood traveling?
Doppler effect application
Doppler Ultrasound Technology
   

 


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