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5. How are Sounds Generated? Perceived? 23 5 How are Sounds Generated? Perceived? The sounds we hear are a byproduct of interactions that cause air molecules to be excited, causing a three-dimensional wave to propagate omnidirectionally from the source. A mechanical process such as impact, friction, or displacement, replaces the hand in Figure 2 and causes air molecules to be disturbed causing an expanding wave of disturbances. For you to perceive that wave as sound, the wavefront must eventually reach your eardrum and induce it to move.
Diﬀerent chords have their own holistic properties that are not the same as the qualities of the individual notes. Other ensembles are formed from separate instruments played together, or a group of voices singing at the same time (a choral eﬀect). An “ensemble timbre” can emerge from a set of notes played together on diﬀerent instruments, and this timbre may be diﬀerent from the individual timbres of the instruments. When a blending of notes to create chords or ensemble timbres is wanted, knowledge of the principles of ASA can be used to achieve it.
In eﬀect, a single increment in dB is equivalent to an increase in level by a power of 10. The reason for the use of the logarithmic scale is two-fold: Human audition covers a wide range of intensities, so the magnitude of measured units in audio is huge. It is therefore more convenient to use a logarithmic scale so that the numbers remain manageable. The other reason is that the human auditory perceptual system seems to operate in an approximately logarithmic fashion. 2 Decibels in Use Decibels are used in audio to measure acoustic as well as electrical quantities.