18 - Superposition and Standing Waves - Chapter 18 Superposition and Standing Waves CHAPTE R OUTLI N E 18.1 Superposition and Interference 18.2 Standing

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543 543 543 Superposition and Standing Waves CHAPTE R OUTLI N E 18.1 Superposition and Interference 18.2 Standing Waves 18.3 Standing Waves in a String Fixed at Both Ends 18.4 Resonance 18.5 Standing Waves in Air Columns 18.6 Standing Waves in Rods and Membranes 18.7 Beats: Interference in Time 18.8 Nonsinusoidal Wave Patterns Guitarist Carlos Santana takes advantage of standing waves on strings. He changes to a higher note on the guitar by pushing the strings against the frets on the fingerboard, shorten- ing the lengths of the portions of the strings that vibrate. (Bettmann/Corbis) Chapter 18

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