# What happens if you increase the amplitude of a sound wave?

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## What happens if you increase the amplitude of a sound wave?

The sound is perceived as louder if the amplitude increases, and softer if the amplitude decreases. As the amplitude of the sound wave increases, the intensity of the sound increases. Sounds with higher intensities are perceived to be louder.

## How could you increase the amplitude of a sound wave?

In theory, a sound wave can have any amplitude, and we can boost a wave by multiplying its samples with any arbitrarily large number.

What is the effect of increasing the wavelength of sound waves?

the wavelength of the sound wave decreases. the frequency of the sound wave stays the same. the velocity of the sound wave decreases (since wave speed = frequency × wavelength)

### What difference will you hear in a sound if there is an increase in amplitude and frequency?

a) if there is an increase in the amplitude of vibration then the sound produced becomes louder. in the same way if the frequency is increased then the sound is high pitched and if the frequency decreases the sound is low pitched. Hope it helped.

### Does increasing frequency increase amplitude?

When the frequency of the wave is increased, the amplitude decreases.

How does increasing amplitude affect wave speed?

The amplitude of a wave does not affect the speed at which the wave travels. Both Wave A and Wave B travel at the same speed. The speed of a wave is only altered by alterations in the properties of the medium through which it travels.

#### Which wave has a higher amplitude?

A wave caused by a disturbance with more energy has greater amplitude. The Figure below show the amplitudes of two different types of waves: transverse and longitudinal waves.

#### What happens when the amplitude of a wave increases?

The amplitude increases with an increase in the frequency of a wave. See full answer to your question here. Keeping this in consideration, what happens when you increase the amplitude of a wave? The sound is perceived as louder if the amplitude increases, and softer if the amplitude decreases. This is illustrated below.

When does the frequency of sound increase what is decreased?

Firstly when you increase the frequency of any general waves; the wavelength will decrease. In this case, if we say the wave speed will remain the same (v=f x (lampda)). Because the wave length decrease as the frequency increase. If you want to know why this is cause, I will explain.

## How is the pitch of a sound affected by wave speed?

The sound becomes louder. If this is a school question, then that is the correct answer. The pitch (if it has one) is not affected unless the amplitude is increased at the source, in which case the pitch might rise. The wave speed is not affected under the usual assumption that the wave medium is linear.

## How is the power of a sound wave expressed?

The power of a sound is its amplitude over a given period of time. Power, like electrical power, is expressed in Watts, which is equal to 1 Newton of force per second.  By Admin