quiz 5 D - Exam Phys 2C Spring 10 Name_Mechanical waves...

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Exam Phys 2C, Spring 10 Name__Mechanical waves_________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following is a WRONG statement? A) A pulse propagating on a string has a wave speed but does not have a frequency. B) If a sound wave and a light wave have the same frequency, the sound wave has a smaller wave number. C) If a long heavy cable is hanging vertically with its bottom end free, the speed of transverse waves on it should be higher at the top than at the bottom D) Two harmonic waves with different frequencies propagating on the same string should have the same wave speed. E) Blue light has higher frequency than red light. 2) Which of the following is a WRONG statement A) When you play a guitar and clamp a string with your finger, you produce a higher frequency note because the clamping reduces the length of the oscillating part of the string, whereas the wave speed remains the same. B) Doubling the frequency of a wave propagating along a string, while keeping the amplitude, the mass, and
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PHYS 2C PHYS 2C taught by Professor Groisman during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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