Column "Field experiences"

Acoustic experiments with a smartphone


Abstract


We show how the speed of sound - in air and in water - can be measured using a smartphone. We also describe a simple method to measure the Doppler effect, sound intensity attenuation, wave sound interference and diffraction.

Keywords

experiments; acoustic; smartphone; Field experience column; Educational Technology, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17471/2499-4324/819

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Italian Journal of Educational Technology (IJET) | ISSN (print) 2532-4632 | ISSN (online) 2532-7720