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Unformatted text preview: e the auditory nerve directly through a device implanted in the
cochlea in order to give permanently deaf persons some hearing they would normally not have. In order to
properly tune the implant, each zone of the implant must be stimulated internally when the correct frequency
and wavelength of sound hits the external sensor. In order to understand how to simulate the correct frequency
and wavelength of sound in the cochlea, you test pure tone of Middle C
(wavelength of 1.31 m in air) in air where the speed of sound in air is
Because the cochlea contains a liquid (essentially water) that is denser than air,
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course PHYS 1201W taught by Professor Kennethheller during the Fall '13 term at Minnesota.
- Fall '13