 15.15.1: A fisherman notices that wave crests pass the bow of hisanchored bo...
 15.15.2: A sound wave in air has a frequency of 262 Hz andtravels with a spe...
 15.15.3: Calculate the speed of longitudinal waves in (a) water,(b) granite,...
 15.15.4: AM radio signals have frequencies between 550 kHz and1600 kHz (kilo...
 15.15.5: Determine the wavelength of a 5800Hz sound wavetraveling along an ...
 15.15.6: A cord of mass 0.65 kg is stretched between two supports8.0 m apart...
 15.15.7: A 0.40kg cord is stretched between two supports, 7.8 mapart. When ...
 15.15.8: A sailor strikes the side of his ship just below thesurface of the ...
 15.15.9: A ski gondola is connected to the top of a hill by a steelcable of ...
 15.15.10: P and S waves from an earthquake travel at differentspeeds, and thi...
 15.15.11: The wave on a string shown in Fig. 1533 is moving tothe right with...
 15.15.12: A 5.0 kg ball hangs from a steel wire 1.00 mm indiameter and 5.00 m...
 15.15.13: Two children are sending signals along a cord of totalmass 0.50 kg ...
 15.15.14: Dimensional analysis. Waves on the surface of theocean do not depen...
 15.15.15: Two earthquake waves of the same frequency travelthrough the same p...
 15.15.16: What is the ratio of (a) the intensities, and (b) the amplitudes,of...
 15.15.17: Show that if damping is ignored, the amplitude A ofcircular water w...
 15.15.18: The intensity of an earthquake wave passing throughthe Earth is mea...
 15.15.19: A small steel wire of diameter 1.0 mm is connected to anoscillator ...
 15.15.20: Show that the intensity of a wave is equal to the energydensity (en...
 15.15.21: (a) Show that the average rate with which energy istransported alon...
 15.15.22: A transverse wave on a wire is given by D(x, t ) =0.015 sin (25*  ...
 15.15.23: Suppose at ? = 0, a wave shape is represented byD = A sin{2ttx/A + ...
 15.15.24: A transverse traveling wave on a cord is represented byD = 0.22 sin...
 15.15.25: Consider the point x = 1.00 m on the cord ofExample 155. Determine...
 15.15.26: A transverse wave on a cord is given by D{x,t) =0.12 sin(3.0x  15....
 15.15.27: A transverse wave pulse travels to the right along astring with a s...
 15.15.28: A 524Hz longitudinal wave in air has a speed of345 m/s. (a) What i...
 15.15.29: Write the equation for the wave in travelingto the right, if its am...
 15.15.30: A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string in the negative xdirection ...
 15.15.31: Determine if the function D = A sin cos a>? is asolution of the wav...
 15.15.32: Show by direct substitution that the following functionssatisfy the...
 15.15.33: Show that the wave forms of Eqs. 1513 and 1515satisfy the wave eq...
 15.15.34: Let two linear waves be represented by Di = fi(x , t)and D2 = f 2(x...
 15.15.35: Does the function D(x, t ) = e~^kx~ ^ 2 satisfy the waveequation? W...
 15.15.36: In deriving Eq. 152, v = \ / f t /fx, for the speed ofa transverse...
 15.15.37: A cord has two sections with linear densities of0.10 kg/m and 0.20 ...
 15.15.38: Consider a sine wave traveling down the stretched twopartcord of Fi...
 15.15.39: Seismic reflection prospecting is commonly used to mapdeeply buried...
 15.15.41: "The two pulses shown in Fig. 1536 are moving towardeach other, (a...
 15.15.42: Suppose two linear waves of equal amplitude andfrequency have a pha...
 15.15.43: A violin string vibrates at 441 Hz when unfingered. Atwhat frequenc...
 15.15.44: If a violin string vibrates at 294 Hz as its fundamentalfrequency, ...
 15.15.45: In an earthquake, it is noted that a footbridge oscillatedup and do...
 15.15.46: A particular string resonates in four loops at a frequencyof 280 Hz...
 15.15.47: A cord of length 1.0 m has two equallength sectionswith linear den...
 15.15.48: The velocity of waves on a string is 96 m/s. If thefrequency of sta...
 15.15.49: If two successive harmonics of a vibrating string are240 Hz and 320...
 15.15.50: A guitar string is 90.0 cm long and has a mass of 3.16 g.From the b...
 15.15.51: Show that the frequency of standing waves on a cord oflength i and ...
 15.15.52: One end of a horizontal string of linear density6.6 X IO4 kg/m is ...
 15.15.53: In 52, Fig. 1537, the length of the string maybe adjusted by movin...
 15.15.54: The displacement of a standing wave on a string is givenby D = 2.4s...
 15.15.55: The displacement of a transverse wave traveling on astring is repre...
 15.15.56: When you slosh the water back and forth in a tub at justthe right f...
 15.15.57: A particular violin string plays at a frequency of 294 Hz. Ifthe te...
 15.15.58: Two traveling waves are described by the functionsDi = Asm.{kx cot)...
 15.15.59: Plot the two waves given in and their sum,as a function o f time fr...
 15.15.60: A standing wave on a 1.64mlong horizontal stringdisplays three lo...
 15.15.61: On an electric guitar, a pickup under each string transformsthe str...
 15.15.62: A 65cm guitar string is fixed at both ends. In thefrequency range ...
 15.15.63: Two oppositely directed traveling waves given byDi = (5.0 mm) cos[(...
 15.15.64: A wire is composed of aluminum with length= 0.600 m and mass per un...
 15.15.65: An earthquake P wave traveling 8.0km/s strikes aboundary within the...
 15.15.66: Water waves approach an underwater shelf where thevelocity changes ...
 15.15.67: A sound wave is traveling in warm air (25C) when it hits alayer of ...
 15.15.68: Any type of wave that reaches a boundary beyond whichits speed is i...
 15.15.69: A longitudinal earthquake wave strikes a boundarybetween two types ...
 15.15.70: A satellite dish is about 0.5 m in diameter. According tothe users ...
 15.15.71: A sinusoidal traveling wave has frequency 880 Hz and phasevelocity ...
 15.15.72: When you walk with a cup of coffee (diameter 8 cm) at justthe right...
 15.15.73: Two solid rods have the same bulk modulus but one is2.5 times as de...
 15.15.74: Two waves traveling along a stretched string have the samefrequency...
 15.15.75: A bug on the surface of a pond is observed to move up anddown a tot...
 15.15.76: A guitar string is supposed to vibrate at 247 Hz, but is measuredto...
 15.15.77: An earthquakeproduced surface wave can be approximatedby a sinusoi...
 15.15.78: A uniform cord of length and mass m is hung verticallyfrom a suppor...
 15.15.79: A transverse wave pulse travels to the right along a stringwith a s...
 15.15.80: Show that if the tension in a stretched string is changed bya small...
 15.15.81: Two strings on a musical instrument are tuned to play at392 Hz (G) ...
 15.15.82: The ripples in a certain groove 10.8 cm from the center of a33rpm ...
 15.15.83: A 10.0mlong wire of mass 152 g is stretched under atension of 255...
 15.15.84: A wave with a frequency of 220 Hz and a wavelengthof 10.0 cm is tra...
 15.15.85: A string can have a free end if that end is attached to aring that ...
 15.15.86: A highway overpass was observed to resonate as one fullloop ( A) w...
 15.15.87: Figure 1542 shows the wave shape at two instants of timefor a sinu...
 15.15.88: Estimate the average power of a water wave when it hits thechest of...
 15.15.89: A tsunami of wavelength 215 km and velocity 550 km/htravels across ...
 15.15.90: Two wave pulses are traveling in opposite directions withthe same s...
 15.15.91: For a spherical wave traveling uniformly away from a pointsource, s...
 15.15.92: What frequency of sound would have a wavelength thesame size as a 1...
 15.15.93: Consider a wave generated by the periodic vibration of asource and ...
 15.15.94: The displacement of a bellshaped wave pulse is describedby a relat...
Solutions for Chapter 15: Wave Motion
Full solutions for Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics  4th Edition
ISBN: 9780131495081
Solutions for Chapter 15: Wave Motion
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