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Posted by on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 12:51am.

A fibre is fixed at one end it is stretched over a pulley (2.0kg) is the mass. if the mass per unit length of the fibre is 82g/m, calculate the velocity of the wave on the stretched fibre. (please show working)

  • PHYSICS HELP - , Friday, June 15, 2012 at 3:03am

    tension = T = m g = 9.8* 2
    your book has the speed of a transverse wave in a string with tension T and mass per unit length mu

    v = sqrt(F/mu) = sqrt (9.8*2/82)

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