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Sound energy

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Sound measurements
Sound pressure p, SPL
Particle velocity v, SVL
Particle displacement ξ
Sound intensity I, SIL
Sound power Pac
Sound power level SWL
Sound energy
Sound energy density E
Sound energy flux q
Acoustic impedance Z
Speed of sound c
Audio frequency AF
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Sound energy is the form of energy associated with the vibration or disturbance of matter. Sound waves require some kinds of materials to travel through.

Sound energy is defined as

W = W_\mathrm{potential} + W_\mathrm{kinetic} = \int_V \frac{p^2}{2 \rho_0 c^2} dV + \int_V \frac{\rho v^2}{2} dV


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