Thursday, June 30, 2011

Example 3 - 2, 15, 19

video
Speed (m/s) = Wavelength (λ) /Period (T)
= 0.9/1.69
= 5.33 m/s (To 3 s.f)

The video shows that the tension affects the wavelength as well as speed of the wave. Thus, the speed of the wave can be varied to the tension applied to it.

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