# CAPA XII - Nicholas Charles Miller PHY183 Spring 2010...

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Nicholas Charles Miller - PHY183, Spring 2010 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 1 Homework Set 12 Due date: Sun May 2 23:59:00 2010 The range of human hearing extends from approximately 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz. Find the wavelengths of these extremes at a temperature of 30 C What is the longest audible wavelength? Tries 0/99 What is the shortest audible wavelength? Tries 0/99 A piano emits sound waves with frequencies that range from a low of about 28 Hz to a high of about 4,200 Hz. The speed of sound in air is approximately 343 m/s. What is the longest wavelength of sound produced by a piano? Tries 0/99 What is the shortest wavelength of sound produced by a piano? Tries 0/99 **The ship in the ±gure above travels along a straight line parallel to the shore and is a distance Y=550 m from the shore. The ship’s radio receives simultaneous signals of the same frequency from antennas at points A and B which are separated by X=820 m. The signals interfere constructively at point C, which is equidistant from A and B. The signal goes through the ±rst minimum at point D which is even with B. Determine the wavelength of the radio waves. Tries 0/99

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Nicholas Charles Miller - PHY183, Spring 2010 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 2 Homework Set 12 A steel piano wire, of length 0.750 m and mass 5.00 g is stretched under a tension of 490.0 N. What is the speed of transverse waves on the wire? Tries 0/99 Identify the following waves as Transverse or Longitudinal. Choices:
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## This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course PHY 183 taught by Professor Wolf during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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