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" There are various ways of agitating the air at the ends of pipes and tubes, so as to throw the columns within them into vibration. In organ-pipes this is done by blowing a thin sheet of air against a sharp edge. This produces a flutter, some particular... "
Elements of Sound: Light, and Heat - Page 64
by William James Rolfe - 1868 - 301 pages
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Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

John Tyndall - Sound - 1867 - 335 pages
...agitating the air at the ends of pipes and tubes, so as to throw the columns within them into vibration. In organ-pipes this is done by blowing a thin sheet of...converted into a musical sound by the resonance of the associated column of air. You will have no difficulty in understanding the construction of this open...
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Natural Philosophy for High Schools and Academies

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Physics - 1868 - 413 pages
...the octave of the note given by a stopped tube of the same length. 65. Organ-Pipes. — Organ-pipes are nothing more than resonant tubes. There are various...which is closed at the top except the narrow slit i. The air compressed in the chamber passes through this slit in a thin sheet which breaks against...
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Handbook of Natural Philosophy: For School and Home Use

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Physics - 1869 - 328 pages
...the octave of the note given by a stopped tube of the same length. 184. Organ-Pipes. — Organ-pipes are nothing more than resonant tubes. There are various...against a sharp edge. This produces a flutter, some pulse (181) of which is converted into a. musical sound by the resonance of the air in the tube. Figures...
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Cyclopadic Science Simplified

John Henry Pepper - Chemistry - 1869 - 685 pages
...the air at the ends of the tubes and pipes, so as to throw the columns within them into vibration. In organ-pipes this is done by blowing a thin sheet of...converted into a musical sound by the resonance of the associated column of air. You will have no difficulty in understanding the construction of this open...
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Sound, 8 lectures

John Tyndall - 1869
...agitating the air at the ends of pipes and tubes, so as to throw the columns within them into vibration. In organ-pipes this is done by blowing a thin sheet of air against a sharp edge. You will have no difficulty in understanding the construction of this open organ-pipe, fig. 95, one...
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Natural Philosophy ...

William James Rolfe - Physics - 1874 - 405 pages
...the octave of the note given by a stopped tube of the same length. 65. Organ-Pipes. — Organ-pipes are nothing more than resonant tubes. There are various...which is closed at the top except the narrow slit i. The air compressed in the chamber passes through this slit in a thin sheet which breaks against...
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Cyclopędic science simplified

John Henry Pepper - 1877
...the air at the ends of the tubes and pipes, so as to throw the columns within them into vibration. In organ-pipes this is done by blowing a thin sheet of...converted into a musical sound by the resonance of the associated column of air. You will have no difficulty in understanding the construction of this open...
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