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Do sound waves travel better through solids liquids or gas?
Of the three mediums (gas, liquid, and solid) sound waves travel the slowest through gases, faster through liquids, and fastest through solids. This is because longitudinal waves require collisions between particles to transmit energy - in dense materials, the atoms are closer together, leading to more collisions per second, increasing the speed of transmission. Temperature also affects the speed of sound.
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water travels through solids and liquids if there is a hole or a gap in the solid
because the molecules in liquid water are much more densely pact than in air, the molecules can bounce off each other (hence, amplifying the sound - which is a wave). a …conjecture.
Sound waves are longitudinal waves, meaning they travel through molecules bouncing off each other. Therefore, in solids where the molecules are closer to each other, sou…nd travels the fastest. And they travel the slowest in gas, as the molecules are farther apart.
sound waves travel through best through solids because they are more dense, then liquids, and finally they travel the worst through gasses.
yes it travels through all three medium. infact sound will travle much faster through liquid and solid. remember how they show whale sounds in nature documentries??
Solids can support two types of sound waves, but both are typically faster than the speed in liquid.
Sound travels fastest through solids because the molecules are closer together than in liquids or gases. Sound travels fastest through steel.
Sound waves travel through vibrations. If one particle starts vibrating it will pass on that movement to other particles that are close by. This means that sound travels quick…ly through solids as the particles are closely packed and readily pick up movement from their neighbours; it travels less quickly through liquids as the particles are close enough to pick up vibrations but not tightly packed like they are in solids; sound travels slowest through gases (weird, but true - even though we rely on gases to pass on the sounds we make in speech) because their particles are much further apart. If there are no particles - like in a vacuum such as you'd find in space - then sound can't travel at all!
Yes, yes, and yes. Sound can travel through any compressible medium. The denser the medium, the faster sound will travel.
Sound waves travel fastest through solids as the molecules are tightly paced in solids. While in LIQUIDS and GASES molecules are far apart and there is a lesser chance of mole…cules striking one another.
like with many scientific problems, you have to be careful how you ask the question! What do you mean by 'best'? Fastest? Farthest? Loudest? I'll assume you meant fastest. T…he speed of sound depends on both the density and the elasticity of the medium it's travelling through. Sounds travels in waves of compression and rarity, so it's fastest in solids because the molecules are packed together more tightly. Sound is next fastest in liquids, again for the same reason. It's slowest in a gas. And, in a gas, the temperature is particularly important--the faster the molecules are moving from heat, the more sound energy they can transfer to their neighbors. As far as distance travelled --- again, solids and liquids win. However, ther's an additional factor called 'damping' that depends on the elesticity of the medium the sounds waves are travelling through, also scattering. It ends up that lower-frequency sound waves can travel much longer distances than high frequency sounds....this is how whales can communicate over long distances in the ocean--and how elephants do the same in air. Both do their 'long distance' calling with low frequencies
yes they do. the only thing sound waves dont travel through is a vaccuum( a space of nothingness e.g. in side a bell jar with all the air sucked out. OR space)
Yap. But the speed of travel varies on the medium. It will have some delay depending on what means of transportation it uses. Airplane is more faster than a submarine. Somehow… it wont pass to a lead?
The P wave (primary wave).
sound waves travel through gas the slowest.sound waves travel through liquids slow and fast, in the middle.sound waves travel through solids the fastest.
Yes sound travels through gas, liquids, and solids. All these pass sound waves by vibrating. Sound can not pass through a vacuum since there is nothing to vibrate and carr…y the sound. Additionally, some materials may be able to vibrate but not enough to carry sound and the result is that they absorb the sound. These are used as sound insulators. Examples are foam rubber material and fiber glass home wall insulation.