February 22, 2017

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jake on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 1:41pm.

The A string of a violin is 31 cm long between fixed points with a fundamental frequency of 440 Hz and a mass per unit length of 5.8×10^−4 kg/m.

What are the wave speed in the string?

What are the tension in the string?

What is the length of the tube of a simple wind instrument (say, an organ pipe) closed at one end whose fundamental is also 440 Hz if the speed of sound is 343 m/s in air?

What is the frequency of the first overtone of each instrument?

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