ch16-p019 - 19. (a) The wave speed is given by v = /T = /k,...

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19. (a) The wave speed is given by v = λ / T = ω / k , where λ is the wavelength, T is the period, is the angular frequency (2 π / T ), and k is the angular wave number (2 π / λ ). The displacement has the form y = y m sin( kx + t ), so k = 2.0 m –1 and = 30 rad/s. Thus v = (30 rad/s)/(2.0 m
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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