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#### Q. A wave traveling on a Slinky® that is stretched to 4 m takes 2.4 s to travel the length of the Slinky and back again. (a) What is the speed of the ...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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#### Q.  Using special techniques called string harmonics (or "flageolet tones"), stringed instruments can produce the first few overtones of the harmonic ...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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#### Q. A 2.5 m long string is fixe at both ends and tightened until the wave speed is 40 m/s.What is the frequency of the standing wave shown in the figure?

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. The wave function of a standing wave is y(x,t)=4.44mmsin[(32.5rad/m)x]sin[(754rad/s)t].Part A: For the two traveling waves that make up this standi...

Solved • Jul 13, 2020

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#### Q. Superposition occurs during which of the following? a.  When a single transverse wave is created with no reflections. b. When waves pass through on...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. 1. Derive a formula for linear mass density μ in terms of the wave speed v and string tension T.Assume you have the following intermediate (i.e., s...

Solved • May 29, 2020

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#### Q. The basic equation connecting wave speed v, wavelength? and frequency f isThe wave speed in a stretched string depends on the string's tension T an...

Solved • May 29, 2020

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#### Q. The basic equation connecting wave speed v, wavelength? and frequency f isThe wave speed in a stretched string depends on the string's tension T an...

Solved • May 29, 2020

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#### Q. The figure shows a standing wave oscillating at 100 Hz on a string.What is the wave speed?

Solved • May 26, 2020

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#### Q. The basic equation connecting wave speed v, wavelength? and frequency f isThe wave speed in a stretched string depends on the string's tension T an...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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#### Q. a) Suppose the tension is quadrupled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be a standing wave? If so, draw it. If not...

Solved • May 5, 2020

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#### Q. The figure shows a standing wave on a string.Suppose the tension is doubled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be ...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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#### Q. The figure shows a standing wave on a string.Draw the standing wave that occurs if the string tension is quadrupled while the frequency is held con...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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#### Q. Standing waves on a guitar string form when waves traveling down the string reflect off a point where the string is tied down or pressed against th...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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#### Q. A combination work of art/musical instrument is illustrated. Six pieces of identical piano wire (cut to different lengths) are hung from the same s...

Solved • Mar 24, 2020

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#### Q. A string is stretched to a length ℓ and both ends are fixed. The density of the string is µ and its tension is F. A standing wave mode of the strin...

Solved • Oct 6, 2017

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#### Q. Two guitar strings, of equal length and linear density, are tuned such that the second harmonic of the first string has the same frequency as the t...

Solved • May 18, 2017

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#### Q. A standing wave is produced with a node at one end and an antinode at the other. If the wave is produced on a string 1.5 cm in length, what is the ...

Solved • Mar 28, 2017

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#### Q. A mass m = 15 kg hangs off the end of a 150 g, 1.2 m string, as shown in the figure below.  (a) What is the fundamental harmonic frequency of the ...

Solved • Mar 23, 2017

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#### Q. A 15 cm string is stretched between two anchor points with a tension of 500 N. If the mass of the string is 170 g, what is the smallest frequency s...

Solved • Mar 22, 2017

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#### Q. Two guitar strings made of the same type of wire have the same length. String 1 has a higher pitch than string 2. Circle all of the correct stateme...

Solved • Dec 23, 2016