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Advantages and Disadvantages of Sound Energy
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Sound Energy

Sound is everywhere around us. And there have been possibilities of harnessing sound energy. But unfortunately, no major breakthroughs. This article looks at the characteristics of sound and sound energy along with the advantages and disadvantages of the same. WHAT IS IT? Scientifically, sound is defined as the mechanical radiant energy that is transmitted by longitudinal pressure waves in a material medium (such as air) and is the objective cause of hearing. It is essentially a vibration causing an acoustic wave. In simple words, one can say that it is something that one perceives with their sense of hearing. Unlike light, sound cannot travel in a vacuum and always travels through a medium such as water, air, glass, etc. Sound energy is a form of energy that moves through any object ...