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What is interpreted as pitch?

What is interpreted as pitch?


School: Mississippi State University
Department: Physical Science
Course: Physical Science Survey 1
Professor: Paul cuicchi
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: electricity, wave motion, and Sound
Cost: 50
Name: Test 3 Study Guide Physical Science survey PH 1013-03, Florin Lung
Description: Chapter 5 &6 Wave Motion and sound, Electricity
Uploaded: 10/24/2017
3 Pages 60 Views 2 Unlocks

Physical Science Survey Study Guide Test 3 

What is interpreted as pitch?

Professor: Florin Lung 

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Chapter 5: Waves Motion and Sound  

Frequency and period are inverse. 

T= 1/F ←-------------→ F= 1/T 

● Frequency is NOT the time required for one complete cycle.  

-Frequency is amount of vibrations that are completed in one second -Unit: Hertz (Hz)  

● Sounds that move through air are NOT transverse waves. ● Only pressure waves or longitudinal waves can travel through gases. ● Transverse mechanical waves can only move through solids. ● Longitudinal waves can move through gases, solids, and liquids. ● Sound does NOT travel faster through cold, denser air than through  

What is the exact speed of sound?

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warm, less dense air. 

● Sound waves travel faster in warm air compared to cool air, solids  

compared to liquids, and liquids compared to gases. 

● When you increase the energy that goes into starting a vibration, the  

amplitude increases 

● A period is the time required for one cycle of any repeating event  ● Longitudinal waves are particles of a material that move back and forth 

in the same direction of the wave 

● Transverse waves are particles of a material that move up and down  

perpendicular to the direction of the wave  

● The greater the frequency, the higher the pitch will be. 

What causes a beat frequency?

● Both constructive and destructive sound interference is necessary to  We also discuss several other topics like What does propriation mean?

produce beats. 

● A resonance takes place at a natural frequency and is an efficient  

transfer of energy  

● Frequency is the number of cycles that a vibrating object moves  through during a time interval of 1 second.

● The frequency of the wave is what is interpreted as pitch. ● The period of a vibrating object is inversely proportional to the  


● A wave travels and carries energy. 

● An echo and a reverberation is different based on the time interval  between the sound reflected and the original sound

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Chapter 6: Electricity

● The electrical force is NOT much weaker than the force of gravity. 

● An object gaining protons does NOT cause it to become positively  charged.

● An object becomes positive by gaining an excess of electrons.

● Doubling the distance between two charged objects will reduce the  electrical force by a factor of four.

● A magnetic field is produced around a wire by a charge moving  through the wire.

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● Chemical, light, and electrical phenomena involve movement or  interactions in the electrons of the atom.

● An object becomes electrostatically charged after the transfer of  electrons.

● A unit of electrical charge is called a coulomb.

● A unit of electrical potential difference is called a volt.

● A unit of electrical current is called an amp.

● A watt requires a measure of time.

● Work has the unit of kilowatt-hour.

● Amp and watt are measures of rates.

● Ohm’s law states that the potential difference increases if the current  in a circuit increases.


Wave Velocity, v=f λ  

Speed of sound, v = 331+ 0.6(T)

Beat frequency, fb= f₂-f₁

Harmonic frequency, fn= nv/2L

Charge of an object, q=ne

Single electron = ­1.60 x 10^­19 C

Single proton = +1.60 x 10^­19 C 

q = total charge in coulombs  

n = number of extra electrons  

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Voltage, V= W/ q 

Ampere, I= q/ t …. 1A= 1C/ 1 sec Ohm’s Law, V=IR … R= V/ I … I= V/ R Power, P= IV 

Series Resistances, Rtotal= R1 + R2 … Parallel Resistances, 1/Rtotal= 1/R1 + 1/R2 …

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