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What is the mechanism of small holes in auditorioms used as sound

  1. Sep 1, 2011 #1
    what is the mechanism of small holes in auditorioms used as sound absorbers
     
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  3. Sep 1, 2011 #2
    Re: Sound

    The holes are small compared to the wavelengths of most audible sound waves. This helps to break up the waves and disperse the reflection. In addition, the use of relatively soft materials helps to absorb sound rather than echoing it back.
     
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