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What's the optimum air pressure for sound waves?

  1. May 5, 2004 #1
    what is the optimum air pressure for sound waves?

    is there a graph that i can look at that ranges from 0 bar (or whatever it's measured in) to such high pressure that the air is almost a solid.

    what would you measure the flow of sound waves in?
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  3. May 5, 2004 #2


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    What do you mean by optimum? The speed of sound in air is related to temperature and density, I am sure that a bit of web searching would turn up the exact relationship so it would be trivial to create a plot. But that still does not define an "optimum" value.
  4. May 6, 2004 #3
    flow of sound waves would be messured as the velocity of the sound.
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