Absorption of Sound

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Absorption of Sound
1011101Absorption of SoundThe law of the conservation of energy states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but it can be changed from one form to another. If we have some sound energy in a room to get rid of, how can it be done? Sound is the vibratory energy of air particles, and it can be dissipated in the form of heat. If it takes the sound energy of a million people talking to brew a cup of tea, we must give up any idea of heating our home with sound from the high-fidelity loud speakers.
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F. Alton Everest: Master Handbook of Acoustics, Fourth Edition. Absorption of Sound, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export