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Sound waves as fire extinguisher

Engineering is all about making the impossible possible.

soundwaves as fire extinguisher

George Mason University engineering students Seth Robertson and Viet Tran have built a new kind of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to extinguish fires.

The design they landed on is made up of an amplifer, a power source and a cardboard tube collimator that’s used to focus the waves… It uses a booming bass sound… (The) 20-pound sci-fi style device was built using $600 of their own money and multiple trials.

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Complete article at Inhabitat.

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