Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

A Hypersonic sound speed?

  1. Jan 2, 2018 #1
    Has anyone encountered the term "hypersonic sound speed" in connection with fluctuations of thermodynamic quantities in condensed matter? How is hypersonic different than regular sound?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 3, 2018 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Hypersonic means it’s traveling faster than sound.
  4. Jan 3, 2018 #3


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Much faster than sound.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted

Similar Discussions: Hypersonic sound speed?
  1. Sound and light (Replies: 5)

  2. Sound and temperature (Replies: 3)

  3. Speed of sound (Replies: 17)

  4. Sound and heat (Replies: 3)