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Energy of a Sound Wave

  1. Oct 25, 2005 #1
    When sound waves die out, what exactly happens to the energy?
    It dies out too or somehow loses energy as it travels through air, right?
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  3. Oct 25, 2005 #2

    Tom Mattson

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    The energy remains constant. When sound waves die out it is because the intensity (not the energy) is reduced.
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