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Statement of a problem № 3479

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(a) Sketch the first and second harmonic standing waves on a stretched string of length L . Deduce an expression for the frequencies of the family of standing waves that can be excited on the string. (b) The wave function of a standing wave on a string that is fixed at both ends is given in SI units by y(x,t) = (0.024) sin(62.8x) cos(471t). Find the speed of the waves on the string, and the distance between nodes for the standing wave. [hint: You may need to use sin T1 + sin T2 = 2 cos 1/2 (T2-T1 ) sin 1/2 (T1 + T2)].

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(a)  Sketch the first and second harmonic standing waves on a stretched string o

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