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2014-04-01 23:31:42

Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) utilized Acoustifence in construction of a new sound barrier to reduce noise levels. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Located eight minutes from downtown Dawsonville, GA, Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) is a private member country club for motorsports enthusiasts who own a sports car and want a place to drive it fast and legal. Cars and trucks run on AMP’s 2-mile, professionally designed race circuit where the average lap speed is about 124 MPH. Noise levels from...

2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sound Seal noise barrier ceiling tile covers is the solution for office privacy. Even with standard drywall construction, voices can still be heard between the adjacent offices. Why is that? Voices heard between offices most often are not going through the wall but over the top of the wall through the acoustic...

Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is a result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears. "Mammals usually have large moveable ears, but alligators do not, so they have solved the problems of sound localization a little differently,” said...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

2014-03-20 23:33:53

The site abb2u.com has recently presented a new review of Pure Pitch to show whether this product is worth purchasing. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Pure Pitch, created by Ryan Cameron, can help users develop absolute pitch and relative pitch quickly. It reveals the secret method that took a 16-year old teenager 6 weeks to master the art of pitch recognition. Cameron states firmly that many musicians have described this method as “the fastest and easiest approach to developing pitch...

2014-03-18 23:30:36

Citiquiet, the nation’s leading designer of soundproof and energy efficient window systems, is now partnering with Home Depot to bring quiet to the lives and homes of America. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Citiquiet, the nation’s leading designer of soundproof and energy efficient window systems, is now partnering with Home Depot to bring quiet to the lives and homes of America. As one of the country’s favorite home improvement stores, Home Depot is the ultimate one-stop shop...

2014-03-17 16:31:05

AVON, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cuming Lehman Chambers Inc., and Cuming Microwave Corporation announce that dBm Technical Sales, their manufacturer rep in the New England territory for flat sheet microwave and dielectric materials, will now represent the company for Free Space Anechoic materials, as well as turnkey anechoic chambers. According to Steve Barnes, Sales Manager for Cuming Lehman, "Having dBm take on this product line will be a win-win for our company, as well...

A 3D Acoustic Cloak That Hides Objects From Sound
2014-03-12 12:14:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported in the journal Nature Materials that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves to create the impression that the cloak and whatever it covers is not there. This technology could one day be used by the US Navy as a way to avoid sonar detection. According to the researchers, the acoustic...

2014-03-05 08:27:26

Musicmetric Adds Unique Social, Peer-to-Peer and Trend Analytics to Gracenote Rhythm Platform EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote®, the leader in music and video recognition and discovery technology, announced today that it will begin integrating unique social analytics data from Musicmetric, a suite of products and technology services from entertainment analytics firm Semetric, to its Gracenote Rhythm(TM) music Discovery and Internet Radio platform. The...

2014-03-04 23:32:37

Tony Grey Bass Academy is a new guitar bass learning system created by Tony who promises to help students play bass guitar quickly and easily. A full overview of Tony Grey Bass Academy on the site abb2u.com shows if the system is useful for guitar bass learners. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Tony Grey Bass Academy gives users a new style of learning how to play bass guitar easily. This online bass guitar course provides users with easy-to-follow video tutorials, which means users can learn to...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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