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Doppler and Mach

  • Joan Horvath
  • Rich Cameron
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Abstract

We have all had the experience of trying to figure out whether police and fire sirens are headed toward us or away. A siren coming closer will seem have a higher pitch than one going away.

Keywords

Shock Wave Mach Number Doppler Effect Sound Wave Next Generation Science Standard 
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Copyright information

© Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan Horvath
    • 1
  • Rich Cameron
    • 1
  1. 1.Nonscriptum LLCPasadenaUSA

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