Author Topic: Using watter for soundprofing?  (Read 3541 times)

Sjunky

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Using watter for soundprofing?
« on: June 07, 2010, 02:06:11 PM »
Heey,

I was just looking around here, and some crazy idea came to me: how about building a soundproof room by using watter as a anti-sound-conducter? It may sound stupid, but there is actualy some physics in this. Tranfering energy in air (as a shockwave (sound)) to water takes away about 95% of the energie (and thus the loudness of the sound). This results in lower noise, right? I was thinking of a plastic fishbowl-like practice room to play with my band in!

johnbergstromslc

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Re: Using watter for soundprofing?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2010, 02:30:52 PM »
Heey,

I was just looking around here, and some crazy idea came to me: how about building a soundproof room by using watter as a anti-sound-conducter? It may sound stupid, but there is actualy some physics in this. Tranfering energy in air (as a shockwave (sound)) to water takes away about 95% of the energie (and thus the loudness of the sound). This results in lower noise, right? I was thinking of a plastic fishbowl-like practice room to play with my band in!

Sounds like a Mythbusters episode....

Sjunky

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Re: Using watter for soundprofing?
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2010, 02:47:21 PM »
Does it? I didn't know that! Well then, I'll have to look it up...
Any information on the idea?

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Re: Using watter for soundprofing?
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2010, 04:32:52 PM »
Not a good idea at all....
Speed of sound through water is 4,700 fps  , airborne sound is only 1,129 fps...

unless your looking to turn it up...
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johnbergstromslc

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Re: Using watter for soundprofing?
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2010, 08:18:37 PM »
Does it? I didn't know that! Well then, I'll have to look it up...
Any information on the idea?

Water wouldn't be a good idea...

A thick, viscous liquid like molasses might help a bit, but the expense wouldn't be worth it.  Plus, people would think you've lost your mind..

Spend your money on regular soundproofing.

 

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