Sonic Fire Extinguisher

[SIZE=5]Two Engineering Students Invent A Sonic Fire Extinguisher[/SIZE]

Two engineering students invented a new generation fire extinguisher that puts out flames by only playing heavy bass.

And now, we don’t have to rely on water or chemicals anymore. It might sound like an amazing party-toy but this sonic fire extinguisher actually can put out a fire with sound waves spread through a mobile subwoofer gun.

The tech was so genius that the project soon went viral the and duo started appearing on local TV and in other media.

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Based on the idea of quenching fires with heavy bass sound, two engineering students from George Mason Universityin Virginia developed an unusual fire extinguisher.

After an extensive period of research and prototyping, two final-year undergraduate engineering students, Seth Robertson and Viet Tran, came up with a nearly non-destructive way to control fires.

Although their innovation only works on small fires yet, the method works perfectly. They started with a wide range of frequencies; while high frequency doesn’t do much, low frequency of sound is pretty decent for extinguishing a flame.

The idea of using sound waves to quench a fire is not new at all. The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has tested the idea before. However, Tran and Robertson are the first ones who have turned the principle into a practical device.