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How many different types of sound waves are there?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 03 Sep '12 09:37 pm
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Two types of waves are there. Transverse wave and Longitudinal wave.
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 03 Sep '12 09:44 pm

 
  
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Transverse wave and Longitudinal wave
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Sep '12 08:12 am

 
  
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Answered by Manju Sikri, 04 Sep '12 07:38 pm

 
  
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All sound is the same, just at different frequencies and volume.

However sound is often categorised into three groups.

Subsonic - Low frequency, below the threshold of human hearing. 25 hertz or less.
Audible - Any sound a normal human being can hear. 25 Hertz - 18 Kilo Hertz.
Ultrasonic - High frequency sound, above the threshold of human hearing. 18 Kilo hertz and above. It should be noted that some animals such as dogs and bats can hear much higher frequencies than humans.

Also note, the upper limit of human hearing varies from person to person, and decreases with age. 18 - 18.5 kilo hertz is normally the upper limit for most people.
Answered by anil garg, 03 Sep '12 10:14 pm

 
  
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Transverse waves nad longitudinal waves
Answered by SHUBHAM DWIVEDI, 03 Sep '12 10:00 pm

 
  
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A wave is the displacement of energy propagation along a medium ...

sound waves
air waves
magnetic waves
solar waves
hand wave
light waves
water waves
Answered by jakir hussain, 03 Sep '12 09:57 pm

 
  
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All sound is the same, just at different frequencies and volume
Answered by Quest, 03 Sep '12 09:45 pm

 
  
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All sound is the same, just at different frequencies and volume.

However sound is often categorised into three groups.

Subsonic - Low frequency, below the threshold of human hearing. 25 hertz or less.
Audible - Any sound a normal human being can hear. 25 Hertz - 18 Kilo Hertz.
Ultrasonic - High frequency sound, above the threshold of human hearing. 18 Kilo hertz and above. It should be noted that some animals such as dogs and bats can hear much higher frequencies than humans.

Also note, the upper limit of human hearing varies from person to person, and decreases with age. 18 - 18.5 kilo hertz is normally the upper limit for most people.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 03 Sep '12 09:42 pm

 
  
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