Sound waves

United Kingdom, 1950

Film
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Shows typical examples of transverse and longitudinal wave motions to be found in nature; illustrates by diagrams the relationship between wave-length, frequency and velocity for transverse and longitudinal waves; the familiar bell-jar experiment demonstrates the necessity of a medium for the transmission of sound waves.

Credits

director

S.G. Fergusson

producer

Frank Wells

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Language

English

Duration

00:09:08:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28736

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sound-waves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Wave-motion, Theory of

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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