Part A = 0.26 s
If the string is 9.5 m long, has a mass of 55 g and is pulled taut with a tension of 7.5 N, how much time does it take for a wave to travel from one end of the string to the other?Click for More...
Part A = 10 dB
Part B = 20 dB
Part C = 3,6,9 dB
What is the sound intensity level Β, in decibels, of a sound wave whose intensity is 10 times the reference intensity (i.e., I = 10I0)?
What is the sound intensity level Β, in decibels, of a sound wave whose intensity is 100 times the reference intensity (i.e., I = 100I0)?
Calculate the change in decibels (ΔΒ2, ΔΒ4, and ΔΒ8) corresponding to f = 2, f = 4, and f = 8.
Part A = (B,F) < (A,C,E) < D (increasing order)
Part B = (C,D,F) < (A, B) < E (increasing order)
A combination work of art/musical instrument is illustrated. Six lengths of identical piano wire are hung from the same support, and masses are hung from the free end of each wire. Each wire is 1, 2, or 3 units long, and each supports 1, 2, or 4 units of mass. The mass of each wire is negligible compared to the total mass hanging from it. When a strong breeze blows, the wires vibrate and create an eerie sound.
Rank each wire-mass system on the basis of its fundamental wavelength.
Rank each wire-mass system on the basis of its wave speed.
You are setting up two standing string waves. You have a length of uniform piano wire that is 4.0 m long and has a mass of 0.150 kg. You cut this into two lengths, one of 1.9 m and the other of 2.1 m, and place each length under tension. What should be the ratio of tensions (expressed as short to long) so that their fundamental frequencies are the same?Click for More...
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 the fingerboard. the entire series of distortions may be superimposed on a single figure, like this (intro 2 figure) , indicating different moments in time using traces of different colors or line styles.
What is the wavelength of the longest wavelength standing wave pattern that can fit on this guitar string? How does the overtone number relate to the standing wave pattern number, previously denoted with the variable n?