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Breaking the sound barrier

Added by Adrian Watt on Mar 31, 2008

An interactive animation showing breaking the sound barrier causes a sonic boom. Click the arrow button to reveal the sound waves emitted by the plane. Vary the speed of the plane with the slider to observe the effect this has on the wavefronts.

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This item is part of the following lists: Examining Sound


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