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Oscilloscope Question

  1. Feb 14, 2007 #1
    I overlooked a problem in my lab manual and wasn't able to complete the last problem, I was wondering if anyone would know anything about Oscilloscope:

    What happens when sustained consonants such as "Shhhh" sound on Oscilloscope differ from other consonants or humming/singing?
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  3. Feb 15, 2007 #2


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    The "shhh" sound acts like white noise - multitudes of different frequencies are generated. So no periodic wave will be obseved, while singing and humming might display some periodic disturbances.
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