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Does Sound Travel Differently In Fog ?
« on: 26/07/2009 20:37:09 »
Dearest Peeps Of Incredible Puissance In The Knowledge Department !

Gosh !!..ewe are all so klevur...we all luff ewe , ewe know ?....yes we dewe !!





As a sheepy I of course luff fog !...out of all the street level cloud formations available...Fog is my all time fave !!

Look, here I am doing it 'Bat-Style' ...ready to pounce on that blokes bonce !!...any minute now I'll be doing a Michael Flatley on his 'Uncle Ned ' (Translation service: Cockney slang...'Uncle Ned = 'Head ')



Me About To Pounce On A Blokes Head


Nice eh ?

Normally, before I pounce I usually do a sheepy Tarzan cry !...but this time, I'm in a cloud !..will this have an effect on how my cry gets transmitted to the blokes ears ?..will the sound arrive sooner ?..and therefore, I'll need to adjust my pouncetimeability ?...will it be slightled garbled because of all the vapour and cloudy stuff ?..or will there be no difference at all ?

Can ewe...erhmm..hurry up cos he's almost gorn !!



Hugs et les shmisheys !

mwah mwah mwah !!




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« Reply #1 on: 26/07/2009 22:59:59 »
You don't make easy questions, is it?  :)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 26/07/2009 23:26:56 »
You don't make easy questions, is it?  :)

Proverò e farò le domande più facili il mio buon amico  ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 26/07/2009 23:51:30 »
Damp air absorbs sound more than dry air and I think the droplets are even worse. I think  that's why thngs usually sounds quieter in fog.
Then there is the issue of refraction; the speed of sound will  be affected by density and by temperature and speed change can produce refraction. If there is a gradient of humidity or temperature from ground level upwards, this can produce a bending of sound upwards or down towards the ground, which could increase or decrease the sound level, depending on which way it goes.
I think a layer of cold air on top of some warmer air should bend the sound up.  Humid air under drier air (at the same temperature) should bend it down.
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« Reply #4 on: 27/07/2009 13:12:15 »
You don't make easy questions, is it?  :)

Proverò e farò le domande più facili il mio buon amico  ;D
I didn't know your education on italian language! Great!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 27/07/2009 13:27:13 »
Damp air absorbs sound more than dry air and I think the droplets are even worse. I think  that's why thngs usually sounds quieter in fog.
Then there is the issue of refraction; the speed of sound will  be affected by density and by temperature and speed change can produce refraction. If there is a gradient of humidity or temperature from ground level upwards, this can produce a bending of sound upwards or down towards the ground, which could increase or decrease the sound level, depending on which way it goes.
I think a layer of cold air on top of some warmer air should bend the sound up.  Humid air under drier air (at the same temperature) should bend it down.
You takes yer pick!
THANK EWE Sophiecentaur !

Gosh..with all these variables  I will need to strategise (new word ?) new contingency plans to maintain a high success rate  !

 

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« Reply #6 on: 27/07/2009 13:29:08 »
You don't make easy questions, is it?  :)



Proverò e farò le domande più facili il mio buon amico  ;D
I didn't know your education on italian language! Great!
LOL..

a volte questi traduttori in linea allora funzionano abbastanza bene?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 27/07/2009 14:26:12 »
neilp
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« Reply #8 on: 27/07/2009 14:34:20 »
Neilp: Is that a sheepy garter belt ewe're wearing while waiting to pounce?  Also, why are you hanging upside down?  Are sheep related to bats?  ...or sloths?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 27/07/2009 14:59:19 »
neilp
Yew young whippersnapper!
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I'm not that young !..Mentally, I'm infantile though !!  ;)
 

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« Reply #10 on: 27/07/2009 15:00:59 »
Neilp: Is that a sheepy garter belt ewe're wearing while waiting to pounce?  Also, why are you hanging upside down?  Are sheep related to bats?  ...or sloths?

yep, if ewe notice.I do say I'm 'doing it bat style'....besides....hanging upside down helps me blend in with the fog !  ;)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 27/07/2009 15:24:45 »
Dearest Peeps Of Incredible Puissance In The Knowledge Department !

Gosh !!..ewe are all so klevur...we all luff ewe , ewe know ?....yes we dewe !!





As a sheepy I of course luff fog !...out of all the street level cloud formations available...Fog is my all time fave !!

Look, here I am doing it 'Bat-Style' ...ready to pounce on that blokes bonce !!...any minute now I'll be doing a Michael Flatley on his 'Uncle Ned ' (Translation service: Cockney slang...'Uncle Ned = 'Head ')



Me About To Pounce On A Blokes Head


Nice eh ?

Normally, before I pounce I usually do a sheepy Tarzan cry !...but this time, I'm in a cloud !..will this have an effect on how my cry gets transmitted to the blokes ears ?..will the sound arrive sooner ?..and therefore, I'll need to adjust my pouncetimeability ?...will it be slightled garbled because of all the vapour and cloudy stuff ?..or will there be no difference at all ?

Can ewe...erhmm..hurry up cos he's almost gorn !!



Hugs et les shmisheys !

mwah mwah mwah !!




Neil
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Ever since I was a lamb

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kwality poemage !



This is like that scary fog scene from that scary film The Others. Although I don't recall any sheep in it.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 27/07/2009 16:19:48 »
That film is scary cos it has Eric Sykes in it !!
 

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« Reply #13 on: 27/07/2009 22:57:21 »
You don't make easy questions, is it?  :)



Proverò e farò le domande più facili il mio buon amico  ;D
I didn't know your education on italian language! Great!
LOL..

a volte questi traduttori in linea allora funzionano abbastanza bene?
Wow! You seemd to express yourself as an educated XIX century italian man! :)  My compliments to the translating site!
 

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« Reply #14 on: 27/07/2009 23:00:44 »
Does sound travel differently in Fog.... hmmm

Can we line up Jimbob, The Beaver and Dentstudent and ask their opinion?

The chief Foggers...
 

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« Reply #15 on: 28/07/2009 00:09:01 »
...besides....hanging upside down helps me blend in with the fog !  ;)

Doh! - of course - it's obvious now ewe mention it.

...but what about the garters and stockings though?  Or is that just another aspect of 'Bat style' that I was hitherto unaware of?
 

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« Reply #16 on: 28/07/2009 12:04:26 »
...besides....hanging upside down helps me blend in with the fog !  ;)

Doh! - of course - it's obvious now ewe mention it.

...but what about the garters and stockings though?  Or is that just another aspect of 'Bat style' that I was hitherto unaware of?



erhmm...the garters and stockings allow me to part bungee jump !!  ;)
 

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