 14.1: What distinguishes a wave from an oscillation?
 14.2: Red light has a longer wavelength than blue light. Compare their fr...
 14.3: Consider a light wave and a sound wave with the same wavelength. Wh...
 14.4: In what sense is the wave passing through the crowd at a football g...
 14.5: Must a wave be either transverse or longitudinal? Explain.
 14.6: As a wave propagates on a stretched string, the string moves back a...
 14.7: If you doubled the tension in a string, what would happen to the sp...
 14.8: A heavy cable is hanging vertically, its bottom end free. How will ...
 14.9: The intensity of light from a localized source decreases as the inv...
 14.10: Medical ultrasound uses frequencies on the order of far above the r...
 14.11: If you double the pressure of a gas while keeping its density the s...
 14.12: Water is about a thousand times more dense than air, yet the speed ...
 14.13: If you place a perfectly clear piece of glass in perfectly clear wa...
 14.14: When a wave source moves relative to the medium, a stationary obser...
 14.15: Why can a boat easily produce a shock wave on the water surface, wh...
 14.16: Ocean waves with 18m wavelength travel at 5.3 m/s. Whats the time ...
 14.17: Ripples in a shallow puddle propagate at 34 cm/s. If the wave frequ...
 14.18: An 88.7MHz FM radio wave propagates at the speed of light. Whats i...
 14.19: Calculate the wavelengths of (a) a 1.0MHz AM radio wave, (b) a cha...
 14.20: A seismograph located 1200 km from an earthquake detects seismic wa...
 14.21: Medical ultrasound waves travel at about 1500 m/s in soft tissue. H...
 14.22: An ocean wave has period 4.1 s and wavelength 10.8 m. Find its (a) ...
 14.23: Find the (a) amplitude, (b) wavelength, (c) period, and (d) speed o...
 14.24: Ultrasound used in a medical imager has frequency 4.8 MHz and wavel...
 14.25: A simple harmonic wave of wavelength 16 cm and amplitude 2.5 cm is ...
 14.26: Analysis of waves in shallow water (depth much less than wavelength...
 14.27: The main cables supporting New Yorks George Washington Bridge have ...
 14.28: A transverse wave 1.2 cm in amplitude propagates on a string; its f...
 14.29: A transverse wave with 3.0cm amplitude and 75cm wavelength propag...
 14.30: A rope is stretched between supports 12 m apart; its tension is 35 ...
 14.31: A rope with 280 g of mass per meter is under 550N tension. Find th...
 14.32: Show that the quantity from Equation 14.9 has the units of speed.
 14.33: Find the sound speed in air under standard conditions with pressure...
 14.34: Timers in sprint races start their watches when they see smoke from...
 14.35: The factor for nitrogen dioxide is 1.29. Find the sound speed in at...
 14.36: A gas with density and pressure has sound speed 365 m/s. Are the ga...
 14.37: Divers in an underwater habitat breathe a special mixture of oxygen...
 14.38: Youre in an airplane whose two engines are running at 560 rpm and 5...
 14.39: Whats the wavelength of the ocean waves in Example 14.5 if the calm...
 14.40: A 2.0mlong string is clamped at both ends. (a) Find the longestwa...
 14.41: When a stretched string is clamped at both ends, its fundamental fr...
 14.42: A string is clamped at both ends and tensioned until its fundamenta...
 14.43: A crude model of the human vocal tract treats it as a pipe closed a...
 14.44: A car horn emits 380Hz sound. If the car moves at 17 m/s with its ...
 14.45: The stationary siren on a firehouse is blaring at 85 Hz. Whats the ...
 14.46: A fire trucks siren at rest wails at 1400 Hz; standing by the roads...
 14.47: Red light emitted by hydrogen atoms at rest in the laboratory has w...
 14.48: Figure 14.35 shows a simple harmonic wave at time and later at Writ...
 14.49: Transverse waves propagate at 18 m/s on a string under 14N tension...
 14.50: A uniform cable hangs vertically under its own weight. Show that th...
 14.51: Figure 14.36 shows a wave train consisting of two sine wave cycles ...
 14.52: A loudspeaker emits energy at the rate of 50 W, spread in all direc...
 14.53: Light intensity 3.3 m from a lightbulb is Find the bulbs power outp...
 14.54: Light emerges from a 5.0mW laser in a beam 1.0 mm in diameter. The...
 14.55: Two waves have the same angular frequency wave number k and amplitu...
 14.56: A wave on a wire under 28N tension is described by where x and y a...
 14.57: A spring of mass m and spring constant k has an unstretched length ...
 14.58: When a 340g spring is stretched to a total length of 40 cm, it sup...
 14.59: At a point 15 m from a source of spherical sound waves, you measure...
 14.60: Figure 14.37 shows two observers 20 m apart on a line that connects...
 14.61: An ideal spring is stretched to a total length When that length is ...
 14.62: Show that the time it takes a wave to propagate up the cable in is ...
 14.63: You see an airplane 5.2 km straight overhead. Sound from the plane,...
 14.64: What are the intensities in of sound with intensity levels of (a) 6...
 14.65: Show that a doubling of sound intensity corresponds to approximatel...
 14.66: Sound intensity from a localized source decreases as the inverse sq...
 14.67: At 2.0 m from a localized sound source you measure the intensity le...
 14.68: The Astring (440 Hz) on a piano is 38.9 cm long and is clamped tig...
 14.69: . Show that the standingwave condition of Equation 14.13 is equiva...
 14.70: . Youre designing an organ for a new concert hall; the lowest note ...
 14.71: . Show by differentiation and direct substitution that a wave descr...
 14.72: . Show by differentiation and direct substitution that any function...
 14.73: . Youre standing roadside as a truck approaches, and you measure th...
 14.74: . Youre between two loudspeakers emitting 180Hz tones. How fast wo...
 14.75: . Youre a marine biologist concerned with the effect of sonic booms...
 14.76: . A 1.5mlong pipe has one end open. Among its possible standingwa...
 14.77: . A wave source recedes from you at 8.2 m/s, and the wavelength you...
 14.78: . Obstetricians use ultrasound to monitor fetal heartbeat. If 5.0 ...
 14.79: . Youre in traffic court, trying to argue your way out of a speedin...
 14.80: . You move at speed u toward a wave source thats stationary with re...
 14.81: . Youre a meteorologist specifying a new Doppler radar system that ...
 14.82: . Use a computer to form the sum implied in the caption of Figure 1...
 14.83: . Your little sister and her friend build treehouses and stretch a ...
 14.84: . As a tsunami approaches shore, it a. speeds up. b. slows down. c....
 14.85: . For a tsunami to behave as a shallowwater wave, its wavelength a...
 14.86: . A tsunami is traveling at 450 km/h when the ocean depth abruptly ...
 14.87: . On the open ocean, a tsunami has relatively small amplitude typic...
Solutions for Chapter 14: Wave Motion
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