Sepp Hasslberger: Engineering students use sound waves to put out fires

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Sepp Hasslberger
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Engineering students use sound waves to put out fires

Two engineering students at George Mason University have found a way to use sound waves to quash fires and have built a type of extinguisher using what they have learned that they hope will revolutionize fire fighting technology. Viet Tran a computer engineering major and Seth Robertson, an electrical engineering major, chose to investigate the possibility of using sound to put out fires as a senior research project and now believe they have found something that might really work.  Read more.