by Jared Rovny

Understand the concepts of sound online!

This course covers the phenomenon of sound, including its basic properties and important dynamics. Your tutor Jared Rovny will discuss the cause of sound, how to describe it, as well as more complex topics like beat frequencies and bounded sound waves.

Learn how to think about sound quantitatively in order to predict key behaviors as it travels through different media. You will also learn about standing waves and how to find fundamental frequencies for waves within defined boundary conditions.

Profit from visual explanations and worked examples of difficult concepts like standing waves and the decibel measurement system.

  • Understand the physical basis of sound and its measurement in decibels.
  • Know the definition of a beat frequency and its source.
  • Be able to describe various properties of a given standing wave.

Jared Rovny is an experienced tutor and a graduate student at Yale University, who has been preparing students for their MCAT for 7 years. Prepare for your exams with high-yield video lectures, topic reviews and quiz questions. Don't miss out on this chance to boost your test scores!

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Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 0:46 h
  • Quiz questions 25
  • Concept Pages 1


Your Educators of course Sound

 Jared Rovny

Jared Rovny

Dr. Jared Rovny has been a Lecturer at Yale University in Connecticut, USA since 2013.
He obtained his PhD in Physics from Yale University in 2019. He was awarded the D. Allan Bromley Graduate Fellowship in Physics in 2019 and the Princeton Quantum Institute Postdoctoral Fellow in 2020.
Currently, he works with Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning at Yale University.
Due to his achievements, he earned the Yale College Prize Teaching Fellowship for his work in PHYS 171 (University Physics for the Life Sciences).
Within Lecturio, Dr. Rovny teaches courses on Physics.

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Great lesson!
By Maria G. on 05. February 2020 for Decibels

Very clear explanations. Thank you guys for your educational efforts. You make studying enjoyable.