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What does science of sound have to do with a door creaking?

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2008-02-19 08:53:32

When a door is moved, if there is any "sticking"' in the hinge

mechanism (or contact at the jamb), there may be a continuous

"stick-and-release" action. This may result in mechanical vibration

which will produce sound. Sound is the mechanical energy released

through the air (and through the door, too) based on some kind of

harmonic motion in the door's component parts, and stimulated by

moving the door. Science explains what the sound is and how it was

generated in this instance. Should we have a meter, science could

allow us to measure the sound.

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