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written by Alex Case
sub author: Martha Heil
The page covers why Subways are better at reflecting sound waves, allowing sound pressure (volume) levels to build up naturally, with no need for microphones or loudspeakers. This makes them appealing alternative performance areas.
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Physics To Go This resource was featured by the Physics To Go collection from December 1, 2004 until January 1, 2005. View the feature here!
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Metadata instance created July 15, 2004 by Cathy Ezrailson
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AIP Format
A. Case, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200412/subway.cfm).
A. Case, Sounds of the Subway, (2004), <http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200412/subway.cfm>.
APA Format
Case, A. (2004). Sounds of the Subway. Retrieved October 23, 2017, from http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200412/subway.cfm
Chicago Format
Case, Alex. Sounds of the Subway. 2004. http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200412/subway.cfm (accessed 23 October 2017).
MLA Format
Case, Alex. Sounds of the Subway. 2004. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200412/subway.cfm>.
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