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# PRELIM1 - PHYSICS 214 PRELIM#1 Name 1 2 3 4/24/33/15/28...

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PHYSICS 214 PRELIM #1 JULY 14, 1993 1. ______/24 2. ______/33 3. ______/15 Name: __________________________________ 4. ______/28 Please box your answers. Give numerical answers when possible; otherwise give symbolic answers containing only given quantities and known constants. Specify both the magnitude and direction of any vector quantities. If you need more room for a problem, clearly indicate where the continuation is found. Be sure you have all 5 pages. GOOD LUCK!! 1. In each case below, state (in words) the condition(s) under which the superposition of two harmonic waves on a string produces: (a) standing waves (b) a travelling waveform with this shape: (c) a harmonic wave (d) a periodic but anharmonic wave

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2. An organ pipe 1.5 m long is open at one end. (a) Give the 3 longest wavelengths permitted for standing waves in the pipe. Sketch the standing wave patterns for each, using the pressure as the wavefunction. Mark each node with 'N" and each antinode with 'A'. (b)
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## This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PHYS 214 taught by Professor Thorne during the Summer '08 term at Cornell.

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