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Kristine Gaskell Kevin Lam Chris Collier Vibrating String PHYS 211L 11/19/07 Abstract : In this experiment we are using a vibrating string to observe the standing waves being produced by a vibrator on one end and tension at the other end. The study of standing waves on a vibrating string allows people to see the relationship between frequency, tension, wavelength, and speed. As a result of the experiment, the spiral string’s frequency was 8.8233<x<39.460 and the velocity was 26.47<x<59.191. While the non spiral was velocity at 25.113< x <60.363 and frequency of 47.555<x<134.14.
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Introduction : According to Sparknotes.com, a standing wave “is produced by the interference of a wave and it in-sync reflections. Unlike a traveling wave, the standing wave oscillates in a simple harmonic motion while staying in the same spot. Nodes are what separate the standing waves from each other on a vibrating string. Each node on the string represents “ a point fixed in the equilibrium position”. Below is a picture illustrating what standing waves and nodes look like. In this experiment we look at the relationship between four elements dealing with
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