Re: Physics of the sound of footsteps (Pierre Divenyi )

Subject: Re: Physics of the sound of footsteps
From:    Pierre Divenyi  <pdivenyi@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:11:42 -0800

Linda, Check the work by Leon van Noorden on precisely this question. -Pierre On 1/21/14, 8:45 AM, "Linda Seltzer" <lseltzer@xxxxxxxx> wrote: >When we walk, we can hear our footsteps, even if we are walking barefoot >on a soft surface. However, the number of steps per second in walking is >below the auditory range. What is it about the impact with the ground >that causes the auditory signal? Are there papers on the acoustics of a >footstep? > >Thank you for any information. > >Linda Seltzer

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