Ultrasound and its uses

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  • Created on: 02-04-13 15:08


- Humans hearing range is from between 20-20,000 Hz

- Any sound wave with a frequency higher than this is classified as ultrasound

- You can use oscillope traces to show an ultrasound pulse reflecting off two separate boundaries

S = v X t    (distance (m) = speed (m/s) x time (s) )


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