Visualizing sound waves with a Schlieren apparatus

Here's a simple tool to design your Schlieren apparatus such that you can see sound waves with your camera


Updated 1 May 2020

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This is a simple code that follows Prof. Gary Settles' book; Schlieren and Shadowgraph techniques. Nomenclature is also following his book, for the most part. More details on my website:

Hope this enables you to see your own sound waves!

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Fernando Zigunov (2023). Visualizing sound waves with a Schlieren apparatus (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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