Sentence Examples

  • His investigations occupied almost the whole field of science, including physiology, physiological optics, physiological acoustics, chemistry, mathematics, electricity and magnetism, meteorology and theoretical mechanics.
  • A large bare floor is undoubtedly bad for acoustics, for when a room is filled by an audience the hearing is much improved.
  • - FOr the history of experimental and theoretical acoustics see F.
  • The theory of proportion, and the study of acoustics and music were considerably advanced by his investigations.
  • In acoustics he invented, about 1819, the improved siren which is known by his name, using it for ascertaining the number of vibrations corresponding to a sound of any particular pitch, and he also made experiments on the mechanism of voice-production.