Unformatted text preview: lowest three frequencies when the student would hear a maximum volume? Problem 2 (15%) Explain why a cello plays lower frequencies than a violin. What two (non destructive) things can I do to the cello so that it plays tones closer to that of a violin? (In case you are unfamiliar with these musical instruments, you should know that both are string instruments with similar shapes. The cello, however, is much larger than the violin in all dimensions and has heavier strings.) x = dsin , x = n = 2L n , f = nv 2L node − node f = 1 T v sound = 330 m / s = 4L 2n − 1 , f = 2n − 1 v 4L node − antinode v = f Rubric Code:...
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- Fall '08
- Physics, Wavelength, Musical instrument, String instrument, UC Davis Code