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Unformatted text preview: us lengths. Each length pipe has a corresponding
fundamental frequency. The speed of sound in air at standard pressure/temperature is around 340 m/s.
What is the length of the longest pipe (producing a fundamental frequency of 20 Hz, the lowest audible
frequency one can hear) and the shortest pipe (producing a fundamental of 20,000 Hz, the highest
audible frequency one can hear)
a. if the pipes are open at both ends
b. one end of a pipe is closed (stopped) and one end is open? (Fun, useless fact: this “stopping” of a
pipe gave us the phrase “pulling out all the stops”.)
2. While studying the effects of air composition from oceanic air...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course PHYS 1201W taught by Professor Kennethheller during the Fall '13 term at Minnesota.
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