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Name: Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms
ID: m42712
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define Doppler effect, Doppler shift, and sonic boom.
  • Calculate the frequency of a sound heard by someone observing Doppler shift.
  • Describe the sounds produced by objects moving faster than the speed of sound.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: bow wake, Doppler effect, Doppler shift, sonic boom
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org), OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 11:26 am -0600
Last revision to module: May 23, 2012 3:59 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 May 23, 2012 3:59 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 10:27 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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