physics

posted by .

A car traveling at 22.1 m/s honks its horn as it directly approaches the side of a large building. The horn produces a long sustained note of frequency f0 = 235 Hz. The sound is reflected off the building back to the car's driver. The sound wave from the original note and that reflected off the building combine to create a beat frequency. What is the beat frequency that the driver hears (which tells him that he had better hit the brakes!)? Assume the speed of sound in air is 340 m/s.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. DrBob222

    A car moving at 16.0 m/s, passes an observer while its horn is pressed. Find the difference between the frequencies of sound heard when the car approaches and when it recedes from the stationary observer. The velocity of sound is 343 …
  2. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary?
  3. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary?
  4. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. A)increase B)decrease C)remain the same D)need to know the speed of the source (answer:decrease.) As the detector recedes from the source, the relative …
  5. Physics!!

    A car moving at 16.0 m/s, passes an observer while its horn is pressed. Find the difference between the frequencies of sound heard when the car approaches and when it recedes from the stationary observer. The velocity of sound is 343 …
  6. physics

    A car traveling at 24.3 m/s honks its horn as it directly approaches the side of a large building. The horn produces a long sustained note of frequency f0 = 213 Hz. The sound is reflected off the building back to the car's driver. …
  7. physics

    A car traveling at 22.1 m/s honks its horn as it directly approaches the side of a large building. The horn produces a long sustained note of frequency f0 = 235 Hz. The sound is reflected
  8. Physics

    A man driving a car toward a large vertical wal sounds his horn. The car is traveling at 81 km/h. The echo off the wall is heard by the man at a frequency of 958 Hz. What is the frequency of the car's horn?
  9. chemistry physics

    A car is traveling toward you at 40.0 mi/h. The car horn produces a sound at a frequency of 480 Hz. What frequency do you hear?
  10. Physics

    A car travelling at 90 km/hr sounds it horn as it approaches a stationary cyclist.if the car horn is at 512 Hz and temperature of air is 10 degree centigrade, what is the frequency of the sound waves reaching the cyclist as car approaches.

More Similar Questions