A large bare floor is undoubtedly bad for acoustics, for when a room is filled by an audience the hearing is much improved.
His investigations occupied almost the whole field of science, including physiology, physiological optics, physiological acoustics, chemistry, mathematics, electricity and magnetism, meteorology and theoretical mechanics.
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The theory of proportion, and the study of acoustics and music were considerably advanced by his investigations.
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Most of Wollaston's original work' deals more or less directly with chemical subjects, but diverges on all sides into optics, acoustics, mineralogy, astronomy, physiology, botany and even art.
Barnes, Practical Acoustics (1898), treats the subject experimentally.
For some years he continued making experiments in acoustics, following out his own ideas and devising many beautiful and ingenious arrangements.
In acoustics his principal work was a research on the transmission of sound through solids, the explanation of Chladni's figures of vibrating solids, various investigations of the principles of acoustics and the mechanism of hearing, and the invention of new musical instruments, e.g.
The efforts which were consequently made in the early days of spectroscopy to discover some numerical relationship between the different wave lengths of the lines belonging to the same spectrum rather disregard the fact that even in acoustics the relationship of integer numbers holds only in special and very simple cases.
In the course of these varied and prolonged researches from 1865 to 1877, he also made important contributions to the science of acoustics; and he established by several series of laborious observations, extending over many years and along a wide coast range, the correctness of G.
The term "acoustics" might, however, with advantage be reserved for the aspect of the subject more immediately connected with hearing.
In acoustics he invented, about 1819, the improved siren which is known by his name, using it for ascertaining the number of vibrations corresponding to a sound of any particular pitch, and he also made experiments on the mechanism of voice-production.
They were written at the request of the princess of Anhalt-Dessau, and contain an admirably clear exposition of the principal facts of mechanics, optics, acoustics and physical astronomy.
The three hundred-foot monoliths offer superb acoustics for any type of performance.
acoustics of the hall impaired things.
acoustics of wind instruments like flutes or organ pipes.
acoustics of the cathedral.
\Ve have here, in principle, the explanation of the phenomenon of resonance in acoustics.
Numerous examples of this procedure, and of the corresponding treatment of forced oscillations, present themselves in theoretical acoustics.
Equally distinguished were his labours in physiological acoustics.
His work on Sensations of Tone (1862) may well be termed the principle of physiological acoustics.
acoustics of this venue are considered among the best in the country for a building of this period.
room acoustics The acoustics of a room are defined by its internal finishes.
acoustics of the church allow them to sore into the rafters.
The ceiling stepped down toward the screen to improve acoustics.
Basics of acoustics - Brief overview of the basic principles of underwater acoustics.
He is based at the Northamptonshire office and is working primarily in the areas of sound insulation testing and architectural acoustics.
As well as being such a splendid setting the priory also has superb sound acoustics.
However, 3rd projects on musical instrument acoustics are very popular.
The interior is famed for excellent acoustics (I tried a loud cough!
RT is far from telling you all there is to know about the internal acoustics.
Acoustics laboratory of Finland - Helsinki University acoustics laboratory of Finland - Helsinki University Acoustics Lab.
FRS Research in fisheries acoustics There are a variety of research efforts to improve methods in fisheries acoustics.
Has concert hall acoustics affected the music people have composed?
Studies have shown that improvements in classroom acoustics can directly benefit children's educational progress.
AUDITORIUM ~ Overview The 900 seat tiered auditorium ~ Overview The 900 seat tiered auditorium with its classic art deco style has excellent acoustics and views.
barchan snow dunes Brief History of Atmospheric Acoustics.
biggish room with a pillar in the middle and poor acoustics.
Room acoustic diffusers can be used to treat the acoustics of critical listening environments.
duct acoustics and in general in aeroacoustics.
Lorna plays both the clarsach and the Scottish fiddle and the Smith's excellent acoustics made the most of her delightful music.
Precision Acoustics are funding the development of a fiber optic hydrophone.
To find out how many krill are around we use acoustics.
The electro-acoustic design allows near perfect loudspeaker response in highly reverberant acoustics.
tiered auditorium with its classic art deco style has excellent acoustics and views.
tweeter unit is derived from a thorough understanding of high frequency acoustics.
In this article, which covers the science of Acoustics, we shall consider only the physical aspect of sound, that is, the physical phenomena outside ourselves which excite our sense of hearing.
1841) for his work in acoustics and his descriptive catalogue (1893-1900) of the museum of musical instruments belonging to the Brussels conservatoire.
In acoustics we meet with the case where a body is urged towards a fixed point by a force varying as the distance, and is also acted upon by an extraneous or disturbing force which is a given function of the time.
Whatever the ratio M/m, the twc values of o~ can never be exactly equal, but they are approximately equal if a, b are nearly equal and u is very small A curious phenomenon is then to be observed; the motion of each particle, being made up, (in general) of two superposed simple vibrations of nearly equal period, is seen to fluctuate greatly in extent, and if the amplitudes be equal we have periods of approximate rest, as in the case 01 beats in acoustics.
While closely occupied with the exacting duties of that office, he still found time to prosecute many original inquiries - as into the application of acoustics to public buildings, and the best construction and arrangement of lecture-rooms, into the strength of various building materials, &c. Having early devoted much attention to meteorology, both in observing and in reducing and discussing observations, he (among his first administrative acts) organized a large and widespread corps of observers, and made arrangements for simultaneous reports by means of the electric telegraph, which was yet in its infancy (Smithson.
Acoustics are still the biggest concern, and are the reason that the theater cannot be rebuilt from scratch.
The acoustics in the dome are incredible: each little whisper resounds strongly.
The tweeter unit is derived from a thorough understanding of high frequency acoustics.
Ceiling tiles help with the acoustics of a room.
Test out the acoustics in the room; if there are too many hard surfaces, consider laying down carpet or installing curtains to help absorb sound and prevent echoes.
The string changing process on steel string acoustics and electric guitars is fairly streamlined.
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Well, here are some basics on the overall room design without getting too caught up in the technical jargon of acoustics and how sound waves travel.
The most important element of home theater design is the acoustics.
A drop ceiling can offer insulation, hide plumbing and enhance the acoustics of a room.
The city's major theatrical houses offer terrific views of the action on stage, as well as excellent acoustics and plush, elegant interiors.
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However, there are a couple of big differences in the acoustics of the inside courts that change the way a squad can work with the crowd.
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