How can a certain note sung by a singer cause a crystal glass to shatter?
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Solution 43E All objects have certain frequency at which they oscillate is called resonant frequency.this frequency is characteristics of each object based on its size,material,shape etc. When a singer sings a note,that note has a certain frequency and if that frequency is the resonant frequency of the glass,the glass will oscillate back and forth.obviously the glass can not be bend too much,so it will shutter. Or Here the frequency of note is same as the natural resonance of the crystal,it will cause their molecules to increase their amplitude of vibration as the energy from the sound is accepted.hence a certain note sung by a singer cause a crystal glass to shutter.
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
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