Statement of a problem № 41091


The A string of a violin is 32 cm long between fixed points with fundamental frequency of 440 Hz and a mass per unit length of 6.1 x 10-4 kg/m. (a) What are the wave speed and tension in the string? (b) 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? (c) What is the frequency of the first overtone of each instrument?

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