 16.1: Describe a system in which elastic potential energy is stored
 16.2: What conditions must be met to produce simple harmonic motion?
 16.3: (a) If frequency is not constant for some oscillation, can the osci...
 16.4: Give an example of a simple harmonic oscillator, specifically notin...
 16.5: Explain why you expect an object made of a stiff material to vibrat...
 16.6: As you pass a freight truck with a trailer on a highway, you notice...
 16.7: Some people modify cars to be much closer to the ground than when m...
 16.8: Pendulum clocks are made to run at the correct rate by adjusting th...
 16.9: Explain in terms of energy how dissipative forces such as friction ...
 16.10: Give an example of a damped harmonic oscillator. (They are more com...
 16.11: How would a car bounce after a bump under each of these conditions?...
 16.12: Most harmonic oscillators are damped and, if undriven, eventually c...
 16.13: Why are soldiers in general ordered to route step (walk out of step...
 16.14: Give one example of a transverse wave and another of a longitudinal...
 16.15: What is the difference between propagation speed and the frequency ...
 16.16: Speakers in stereo systems have two colorcoded terminals to indica...
 16.17: Two identical waves undergo pure constructive interference. Is the ...
 16.18: Circular water waves decrease in amplitude as they move away from w...
 16.19: Suppose a diving board with no one on it bounces up and down in a s...
 16.20: Figure 16.46 This childs toy relies on springs to keep infants ente...
 16.21: A 90.0kg skydiver hanging from a parachute bounces up and down wit...
 16.22: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.23: Some people think a pendulum with a period of 1.00 s can be driven ...
 16.24: What is the period of a 1.00mlong pendulum?
 16.25: How long does it take a child on a swing to complete one swing if h...
 16.26: The pendulum on a cuckoo clock is 5.00 cm long. What is its frequency?
 16.27: Two parakeets sit on a swing with their combined center of mass 10....
 16.28: (a) A pendulum that has a period of 3.00000 s and that is located w...
 16.29: A pendulum with a period of 2.00000 s in one location g = 9.80 m/s2...
 16.30: (a) What is the effect on the period of a pendulum if you double it...
 16.31: Find the ratio of the new/old periods of a pendulum if the pendulum...
 16.32: At what rate will a pendulum clock run on the Moon, where the accel...
 16.33: Suppose the length of a clocks pendulum is changed by 1.000%, exact...
 16.34: If a pendulumdriven clock gains 5.00 s/day, what fractional change...
 16.35: The length of nylon rope from which a mountain climber is suspended...
 16.36: Engineering Application Near the top of the Citigroup Center buildi...
 16.37: (a)What is the maximum velocity of an 85.0kg person bouncing on a ...
 16.38: A novelty clock has a 0.0100kg mass object bouncing on a spring th...
 16.39: At what positions is the speed of a simple harmonic oscillator half...
 16.40: A ladybug sits 12.0 cm from the center of a Beatles music album spi...
 16.41: The amplitude of a lightly damped oscillator decreases by 3.0% duri...
 16.42: How much energy must the shock absorbers of a 1200kg car dissipate...
 16.43: If a car has a suspension system with a force constant of 5.00104 N...
 16.44: (a) How much will a spring that has a force constant of 40.0 N/m be...
 16.45: Suppose you have a 0.750kg object on a horizontal surface connecte...
 16.46: Engineering Application: A suspension bridge oscillates with an eff...
 16.47: Storms in the South Pacific can create waves that travel all the wa...
 16.48: Waves on a swimming pool propagate at 0.750 m/s. You splash the wat...
 16.49: Wind gusts create ripples on the ocean that have a wavelength of 5....
 16.50: How many times a minute does a boat bob up and down on ocean waves ...
 16.51: Scouts at a camp shake the rope bridge they have just crossed and o...
 16.52: What is the wavelength of the waves you create in a swimming pool i...
 16.53: What is the wavelength of an earthquake that shakes you with a freq...
 16.54: Radio waves transmitted through space at 3.00108 m/s by the Voyager...
 16.55: Your ear is capable of differentiating sounds that arrive at the ea...
 16.56: (a) Seismographs measure the arrival times of earthquakes with a pr...
 16.57: A car has two horns, one emitting a frequency of 199 Hz and the oth...
 16.58: The middleC hammer of a piano hits two strings, producing beats of...
 16.59: Two tuning forks having frequencies of 460 and 464 Hz are struck si...
 16.60: Twin jet engines on an airplane are producing an average sound freq...
 16.61: A wave traveling on a Slinky that is stretched to 4 m takes 2.4 s t...
 16.62: Three adjacent keys on a piano (F, Fsharp, and G) are struck simul...
 16.63: Medical Application Ultrasound of intensity 1.50102 W/m2 is produce...
 16.64: The lowfrequency speaker of a stereo set has a surface area of 0.0...
 16.65: To increase intensity of a wave by a factor of 50, by what factor s...
 16.66: Engineering Application A device called an insolation meter is used...
 16.67: Astronomy Application Energy from the Sun arrives at the top of the...
 16.68: Suppose you have a device that extracts energy from ocean breakers ...
 16.69: Engineering Application (a) A photovoltaic array of (solar cells) i...
 16.70: A microphone receiving a pure sound tone feeds an oscilloscope, pro...
 16.71: Medical Application (a) What is the intensity in W/m2 of a laser be...
Solutions for Chapter 16: OSCILLATORY MOTION AND WAVES
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