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Describe a simple method to find the depth of a submerged ship. - Physics

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Describe a simple method to find the depth of a submerged ship.

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A ship sends ultrasonic waves downward in the ocean. When the sound waves reaches the ocean floor , they are reflected back to the ship . The time it takes for the signal to return is used to calculate the depth of submerged ship in the ocean.

Concept: Infrasonic, Sonic, Ultrasonic Frequencies and Their Applications
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Range of Hearing | Q 20 | Page 284
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