Animations for Introduction to Sound




These videos were created to supplement the materials in
Introduction to Sound: Acoustics for the Hearing and Speech Sciences*
Fourth Edition

by Charles E. Speaks, Professor Emeritus
Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The Fourth Edition will be released by Plural Publishing, Inc. on 3 April 2017.


The animations were created by Monica Zobitz using
The Animation Studio from Silent Software, Inc.
& Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc.

Edward Carney, Research Associate
Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
provided technical support in bringing the videos to the Web.

1_2 The Vibrating Tuning Fork

1_4 Disturbance of the Air Mass 



 

 

2_4 Projection of Simple Harmonic Motion

2_5 A Sine Wave

2_9 Simple Harmonic Motion and Sound Waves



Videos listed below refer to sections of Chapter 9 in the Fourth Edition.

8_3 Reflection of a Ball

8_4 Reflection of Sound by a Wall

8_6 Reflection by Convex and Concave Surfaces

8_7 Standing Waves

8_12 Sound Travel With and Against Wind

8_13 Sound Travel Early in the Morning and at Midday