Homework2_08 - a simple harmonic oscillator with a...

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Homework #2 1) What are the definitions of polarization, wavelength and wavenumber? 2) What is the relationship between pressure and force? What is the relationship between mass-density and mass? What are the units for each of these four quantities? 3) If you have a mass of 1 kilogram, what spring constant k is necessary to give you
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Unformatted text preview: a simple harmonic oscillator with a frequency of f=10/(2 ) Hz? 4) What happens to the speed of sound when air cools down to lower temperature? 5) When speaking about wave motion, what is the difference between particle speed and wave speed?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course 029 044 taught by Professor Skiff during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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