When Yang-Hann Kim received the Rossing Prize in Acoustics Education at the 2015 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, he stressed the importance of offering visual depictions of sound fields when teaching acoustics. Often visualization methods require specialized equipment such as microphone arrays or scanning apparatus. We present a simple method for visualizing angular dependence in sound fields, made possible via the confluence of sensors available via a new smartphone app that the authors have developed.
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PAPERS| February 01 2018
Visualizing Sound Directivity via Smartphone Sensors
Scott H. Hawley;
Phys. Teach. 56, 72–74 (2018)
Scott H. Hawley, Robert E. McClain; Visualizing Sound Directivity via Smartphone Sensors. Phys. Teach. 1 February 2018; 56 (2): 72–74. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5021430
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