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Flashcards - Sound & Hearing Basics

Flashcards - Sound & Hearing Basics
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sound vibrations
In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water
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sound vibrations
In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water
eardrum
In human anatomy, the eardrum, or tympanic membrane, is a thin, cone-shaped membrane that separates the external ear from the middle ear in humans and other tetrapods
decibels
The decibel is a logarithmic unit used to express the ratio of two values of a physical quantity

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