Why do sound travel faster in solids?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM
Sound travels fastest in solids because molecules in a solid do not move very far from their mean position and bounce back very quickly. Whereas liquids and gases are poor transmitters.
Answered by | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM
- What is necessary for propagation of sound
- speed of sound
- Is the speed of sound more in a substance with higher temperature or lower temperature. Explain
- Is the speed of sound is faster in a denser substance or a less dense substance. Explain
- Can sound travel in vacuum? Explain
- Does sound propagate in all directions? Give one example to support your answer.
- Name one material that do not conduct sound and act as sound insulator?
- How does a sound wave travel through the air?
- List the factors on which the speed of propagation of sound depends on?
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