Home Qatar Curriculum Full Access Sound Interference-Beats

Sound Interference-Beats


An interaction of two sound waves of very close frequencies creating a periodic variation in volume of soft and loud sound, is called beats. The frequency of the beat is equal to the difference of the frequencies of the two sound waves.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Define beats.
- Observe the effects of interference between two sound waves of similar frequencies.
- Calculate the beat frequency of a sound wave, as in the number of beats per second.

Keywords Sound , Beats , Pitch , Frequency , Sound Interference , Interference , Phase
Controller Required Yes
Languages English - US , 中文 , عربي , Español , Tiếng Việt
Domain Higher Education
Topic Code MS400543
Devices Google Cardboard with controller , Google Daydream , Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Go , Pico Goblin , EduPro , WebXR