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Chladni figures

Saltos de línea: Chladni fig|ures
Pronunciación: /ˈkladni
(also Chladni patterns)

Definición de Chladni figures en inglés:

plural sustantivo

The patterns formed when a sand-covered surface is made to vibrate.
Example sentences
  • In 1808, the German physicist Ernst F F Chladni had visited Paris where he had conducted experiments on vibrating plates, exhibiting the so-called Chladni figures.
  • In the first place, Jenny produced both the Chladni figures and Lissajous figures in his experiments.
  • The symmetry of the Chladni figures is partially determined by the symmetry of the plates chosen.


early 19th century: named after Ernst Chladni (1756–1827), German physicist.

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