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Title: Faster Than Sound
Url: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/barrier/boom/answer3.html
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: This Public Broadcasting Service NOVA website contains information on shock waves and the speed of sound. It has a useful illustration of that shows how a sonic boom occurs at the intersection of the cone of the shockwave and the ground. Keywords links provide further information.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Acoustics. Sound
Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Dynamics. Motion -- Velocity. Speed
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering -- Mechanics of flight: Aerodynamics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Shock waves
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering -- Mechanics of flight: Aerodynamics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Sonic boom
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering -- Mechanics of flight: Aerodynamics -- Supersonic aerodynamics (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Speed
Physics -- Velocity
Physics -- Acoustics
Physics -- Aerodynamics
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
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