A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. It is observed that the oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. Also, a given maximum travels 425 cm along the rope in 10.0 s. What is the

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    Consider a damped oscillator subject to a periodic triangle wave force F(t) with period T, such that F(t+T) = F(t), F(t) = F_0(-1 + 4t/T) for 0 ≤ t ≤ T/2 and F(t) = F_0(3 - 4t/T) for T/2 ≤ t ≤ T. Assume the oscillator is underdamped. Compute the

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    (a) Write the expression for y as a function of x and t in SI units for a sinusoidal wave traveling along a rope in the negative x direction with the following characteristics: A = 5.00 cm, λ = 75.0 cm, f = 5.00 Hz, and y(0, t) = 0 at t = 0. (Use the

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    1. Compare the two light waves above. Which wave would produce the brightest light and which wave would have the least energy? (1 point) a. wave A; wave A b. wave A; wave B c. wave B; wave A d. wave B; wave B Is it C?

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    A student uses a 2.00-m-long steel string with a diameter of 0.90 mm for a standing wave experiment. The tension on the string is tweaked so that the second harmonic of this string vibrates at 22.0Hz . (ρsteel=7.8⋅103 kg/m3) If you wanted to increase

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    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. It is observed that the oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. Also, a given maximum travels 425 cm along the rope in 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?

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    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 50.0 vibrations in 26.6 s. A given crest of the wave travels 355 cm along the rope in a time period of 12.1 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of m

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    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. A given crest of the wave travels 425 cm along the rope in a period of 10.0 s.What is the wavelength? Show all of your work plz. i know

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  49. Physics

    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. It is observed that the oscillator that gener- ates the wave completes 38.9 in 27.4 s. Also, a given maximum travels 432 cm along the rope in 10.6 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of cm.

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    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. It is observed that the oscillator that gener- ates the wave completes 44.9 in 30.4 s. Also, a given maximum travels 436 cm along the rope in 9.4 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of cm

  51. physics

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  52. physics

    As in the figure below, a simple harmonic oscillator is attached to a rope of linear mass density 5.4 ✕ 10−2 kg/m, creating a standing transverse wave. There is a 4kg block hanging from the other end of the rope over a pulley. The oscillator has an

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    (Photo of the word problem) ~ h t t p s : //imgur. c o m/a/cZ0htfE The figure above on the left shows a uniformly thick rope hanging vertically from an oscillator that is turned off. When the oscillator is on and set at a certain frequency, the rope forms

  54. physics

    A tube that is open on both ends is 4 meters long. Assuming that the speed of sound is 340m/s, find the following: a) What is the wavelength of the fundamental standing wave (the first harmonic) b) What is the frequency of the fundamental wave? c) What is

  55. Physics

    Write the expression for y as a function of x and t in SI units for a sinusoidal wave traveling along a rope in the negative x direction with the following characteristics : A = 8 cm, wavelength = 80cm, f =3hz and y(0,t) = 0 at t = 0. b) what if? Write an

  56. Physics

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  58. physics 2

    A circus performer stretches a tigthrope between two towers. He strikes one end of the rope and sends a wave along it toward the other tower. He notes that it takes the wave 0.800 s to reach the opposite tower, 20.0 m away. If a 1.00 m length of the rope

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  60. Physics

    A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string is moving in the positive x-direction. The wave has a wavelength of 8 m, a frequency of 60 Hz, and an amplitude of 9 cm. What is the wave function for this wave? (Use any variable or symbol stated above as

  61. science

    two waves are traveling through the a container ofnitrogen . the amplitude of the first wave is .3 cm and the amplitude of the second wave is .9 cm. what is true about the two waves? a. the energy of the first wave is less than the second wave. b. the

  62. general science

    2 waves are traveling through a container of nitrogen gas. Amplitude of the first wave is 0.3 cm, and the second 0.9 cm. What is true about the two waves? a. the energy of thee first wave is less than the second b. energy of the first wave is greater c.

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    The equation y=As in(wt-kx)represents a plane wave traveling along the x-direction. If a=0.10m, w=8500hz and k=25/secs......Calculate the speed of the Waves -Calculate the speed of the medium through which the wave is travelingl -What is the equation of

  65. physics need help anybody

    The equation y=As in(wt-kx)represents a plane wave traveling along the x-direction. If a=0.10m, w=8500hz and k=25/secs......Calculate the speed of the Waves -Calculate the speed of the medium through which the wave is travelingl -What is the equation of

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    the equation of transverse wave on a rope is y(x,t)=5sin(4.0t-0.02x) where (y) and(x) are measured in cm and (t) in second.calculate the maximum speed of particle on the rope

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    In a mountain-climbing technique called the "Tyrolean traverse," a rope is anchored on both ends (to rocks or strong trees) across a deep chasm, and then a climber traverses the rope while attached by a sling as in the figure . This technique generates

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    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave com- pletes 46.0 vibrations in 26.5 s. A given crest of the wave travels 351 cm along the rope in a time period of 12.5 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of m

  69. physics

    A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave com- pletes 48.0 vibrations in 25.8 s. A given crest of the wave travels 413 cm along the rope in a time period of 10.5 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of m

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  71. physics

    A 1.88-m long rope has a mass of 0.139 kg. The tension is 55.4 N. An oscillator at one end sends a harmonic wave with an amplitude of 1.09 cm down the rope. The other end of the rope is terminated so all of the energy of the wave is absorbed and none is

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    A traveling wave is produced on a rope. The wave travels until it hits a wall and it is reflected. If the speed of the wave is 1.8 m/s and it takes 3.3 s to get back to the starting point, how long (m) is the rope.

  73. chemistry

    A traveling wave is produced on a rope. The wave travels until it hits a wall and it is reflected. If the speed of the wave is 1.8 m/s and it takes 3.3 s to get back to the starting point, how long (m) is the rope.

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    A tube that is open on both ends is 4 meters long. Assuming that the speed of sound is 340m/s, find the following: a) What is the wavelength of the fundamental standing wave (the first harmonic) b) What is the frequency of the fundamental wave? c) What is

  75. physics

    Generally speaking, what is the distance between the oscillator and the wave stopper necessary to produce a standing wave?

  76. physics

    A water wave is generated in a ripple tank by an oscillator that vibrates 50 times in 30 seconds. A given trough of the wave travels 50.0 cm in 15 seconds. What is the wavelength of the water wave? Produce all your workings.

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    A wave on a rope is 6.1m . a.) What is the wavelength of this wave? b.) If the frequency of the wave is 6.2Hz, what is the wave velocity?

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    A long, heavy rope hangs straight down from a high balcony on an apartment building. The lower end of the rope hangs about 1.0 m above the ground. If you grab onto the lower end and waggle it back and forth with constant frequency f, a wave travels up the

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  81. Physics

    A water wave is generated in a ripple tank by an oscillator that vibrates 50 times in 30 seconds. A given trough of the wave travels 50.0 cm in 15 seconds. What is the wavelength of the water wave? Produce all your workings. I got 50/30 = 1.67 vibrations

  82. physics

    How does a wavelength of the fourth harmonic on a rope with both ends fixed compare with the lenght of the rope?

  83. Physics

    wave traveling on a rope is given by y=0.25 sin(0.3 radX-40radt), where y and X is expressed in meter and t is in seconds. Determine a-Amplitude. B-frequency C-Direction of motion. e-Displacement at X=0.6 m and t=2.3 s.

  84. Science

    A transvers wave traveling on a rope is given by y=0.25 sin(0.3 radX-40radt), where y and X is expressed in meter and t is in seconds. Determine a-Amplitude. B-frequency C-Direction of motion. e-Displacement at X=0.6 m and t=2.3 s. Please help me

  85. physics

    A wave traveling in the + x direction has an amplitude of 0.35 m, a speed of 5.2 m/s, and a frequency of 14 Hz. Determine: 3.1.the wavelength, (2) 3.2.the wave number, (2) 3.3the angular velocity, (2) 3.4. the equation of the wave

  86. Physics

    The displacement of a harmonic oscillator is given by y = 8.4 sin(14t), where the units of y are meters and t is measured in seconds. What is its maximum velocity?

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    A uniform heavy rope hangs freely from a support. the support is made to oscillate horizontally with a small amplitude so as to send transverse waves down the rope.A standing wave is set up as these waves are reflected at the free end.Which of the

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    At what displacement from the equilibrium is the total energy of a simple harmonic oscillator one - sixths KE and five - sixth PE? Answer should be in terms of the amplitude A.

  89. physics

    A simple harmonic oscillator executes motion whose amplitude is .20 m and it completes 60 oscillations in 2 minutes Calculate its time period and angular frequency

  90. physics

    A harmonic wave moving in the positive x direction has an amplitude of 3.1 cm, a speed of 37.0 cm/s, and a wavelength of 26.0 cm. Assume that the displacement is zero at x = 0 and t = 0. Calculate the displacement (in cm) due to the wave at x = 0.0 cm, t =

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    The velocity of a wave on a particular string is 21.8 m/s and the string is 3 meters long. What are the 3 lowest harmonic frequencies that with produce a standing wave?

  92. PHYSICS

    Given a plane harmonic wave of wavelength , propagating with a speed v in a direction given by the unit vector (i ̂+ j ̂ )/√2 in Cartesian coordinates. Write an expression for the wave function. Here i ̂ ,j ̂,k ̂ are the usual unit basis vectors

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    A harmonic wave moving in the positive x direction has an amplitude of 4.4 cm, a speed of 41.0 cm/s, and a wavelength of 45.0 cm. Assume that the displacement is zero at x = 0 and t = 0. Calculate the displacement (in cm) due to the wave at x = 0.0 cm, t =

  94. Physics

    A harmonic wave moving in the positive x direction has an amplitude of 4.4 cm, a speed of 41.0 cm/s, and a wavelength of 45.0 cm. Assume that the displacement is zero at x = 0 and t = 0. Calculate the displacement (in cm) due to the wave at x = 0.0 cm, t =

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    A simple harmonic oscillator has spring constant = 8.8N/m , amplitude = 11cm , and maximum speed 4.6 m/s. what is the speed at x=6cm?

  96. physics

    A simple harmonic oscillator has spring constant = 8.8N/m , amplitude = 11cm , and maximum speed 4.6m/s . what is the speed when x=6cm?

  97. Physics

    In a simple harmonic oscillator that is vertical(so the forces on the mass is gravitational and/or spring), if more mass is added at the end, will the amplitude change? Why?

  98. Physics

    A wave can be propagated on a rope by holding one end of the rope and moving your hand up and down. The resulting wave is: A)neither transverse nor longitudinal. B)both transverse and longitudinal C)longitudinal D)transverse

  99. physics

    The equation of transverse wave on a rope is y (x, t) = 5 sin (4.0t −0.02x) where y and x are measured in cm and t is expressed in second. Calculate the maximum speed of a particle on the rope.

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    A harmonic oscillator has mass 0.530km and an ideal spring with force constant 146N/m . Find the period, frequency, and angular frequency.

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