 16.1CQ: Describe a system in which elastic potential energy is stored.
 16.1PE: Fish are hung on a spring scale to determine their mass (most fishe...
 16.2CQ: What conditions must be met to produce simple harmonic motion?
 16.2PE: It is weighin time for the local under85kg rugby team. The bathr...
 16.3CQ: (a) If frequency is not constant for some oscillation, can the osci...
 16.3PE: One type of BB gun uses a springdriven plunger to blow the BB from...
 16.4CQ: Give an example of a simple harmonic oscillator, specifically notin...
 16.4PE: (a) The springs of a pickup truck act like a single spring with a f...
 16.5CQ: Explain why you expect an object made of a stiff material to vibrat...
 16.5PE: When an 80.0kg man stands on a pogo stick, the spring is compresse...
 16.6CQ: As you pass a freight truck with a trailer on a highway, you notice...
 16.6PE: A spring has a length of 0.200 m when a 0.300kg mass hangs from it...
 16.7CQ: Some people modify cars to be much closer to the ground than when m...
 16.7PE: What is the period of 60.0 Hz electrical power?
 16.8CQ: Pendulum clocks are made to run at the correct rate by adjusting th...
 16.8PE: If your heart rate is 150 beats per minute during strenuous exercis...
 16.9CQ: Explain in terms of energy how dissipative forces such as friction ...
 16.9PE: Find the frequency of a tuning fork that takes 2.50×10?3 s to compl...
 16.10CQ: Give an example of a damped harmonic oscillator. (They are more com...
 16.10PE: A stroboscope is set to flash every 8.00×10?5 s . What is the frequ...
 16.11CQ: How would a car bounce after a bump under each of these conditions?...
 16.11PE: A tire has a tread pattern with a crevice every 2.00 cm. Each crevi...
 16.12CQ: Most harmonic oscillators are damped and, if undriven, eventually c...
 16.12PE: Engineering ApplicationEach piston of an engine makes a sharp sound...
 16.13CQ: Why are soldiers in general ordered to “route step” (walk out of st...
 16.13PE: A type of cuckoo clock keeps time by having a mass bouncing on a sp...
 16.14CQ: Give one example of a transverse wave and another of a longitudinal...
 16.14PE: If the spring constant of a simple harmonic oscillator is doubled, ...
 16.15CQ: What is the difference between propagation speed and the frequency ...
 16.15PE: A 0.500kg mass suspended from a spring oscillates with a period of...
 16.16CQ: Speakers in stereo systems have two colorcoded terminals to indica...
 16.16PE: By how much leeway (both percentage and mass) would you have in the...
 16.17CQ: Two identical waves undergo pure constructive interference. Is the ...
 16.17PE: Suppose you attach the object with mass m to a vertical spring orig...
 16.18CQ: Circular water waves decrease in amplitude as they move away from w...
 16.18PE: A diver on a diving board is undergoing simple harmonic motion. Her...
 16.19PE: Suppose a diving board with no one on it bounces up and down in a s...
 16.20PE: The device pictured in Figure 16.46 entertains infants while keepin...
 16.21PE: A 90.0kg skydiver hanging from a parachute bounces up and down wit...
 16.22PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.23PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.24PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.25PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.26PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.27PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.28PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.29PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.30PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.31PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.32PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.33PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.34PE: As usual, the acceleration due to gravity in these problems is take...
 16.35PE: The length of nylon rope from which a mountain climber is suspended...
 16.36PE: Engineering Application Near the top of the Citigroup Center buildi...
 16.37PE: (a)What is the maximum velocity of an 85.0kg person bouncing on a ...
 16.38PE: A novelty clock has a 0.0100kg mass object bouncing on a spring th...
 16.39PE: At what positions is the speed of a simple harmonic oscillator half...
 16.40PE: A ladybug sits 12.0 cm from the center of a Beatles music album spi...
 16.41PE: The amplitude of a lightly damped oscillator decreases by 3.0% duri...
 16.42PE: How much energy must the shock absorbers of a 1200kg car dissipate...
 16.43PE: If a car has a suspension system with a force constant of 5.00 × 10...
 16.44PE: (a) How much will a spring that has a force constant of 40.0 N/m be...
 16.45PE: Suppose you have a 0.750kg object on a horizontal surface connecte...
 16.46PE: Engineering Application: A suspension bridge oscillates with an eff...
 16.47PE: Storms in the South Pacific can create waves that travel all the wa...
 16.48PE: Waves on a swimming pool propagate at 0.750 m/s. You splash the wat...
 16.49PE: Wind gusts create ripples on the ocean that have a wavelength of 5....
 16.50PE: How many times a minute does a boat bob up and down on ocean waves ...
 16.51PE: Scouts at a camp shake the rope bridge they have just crossed and o...
 16.52PE: What is the wavelength of the waves you create in a swimming pool i...
 16.53PE: What is the wavelength of an earthquake that shakes you with a freq...
 16.54PE: Radio waves transmitted through space at 3.00 × 108 m/s by the Voya...
 16.55PE: Your ear is capable of differentiating sounds that arrive at the ea...
 16.56PE: (a) Seismographs measure the arrival times of earthquakes with a pr...
 16.57PE: A car has two horns, one emitting a frequency of 199 Hz and the oth...
 16.58PE: The middleC hammer of a piano hits two strings, producing beats of...
 16.59PE: Two tuning forks having frequencies of 460 and 464 Hz are struck si...
 16.60PE: Twin jet engines on an airplane are producing an average sound freq...
 16.61PE: A wave traveling on a Slinky® that is stretched to 4 m takes 2.4 s ...
 16.62PE: Three adjacent keys on a piano (F, Fsharp, and G) are struck simul...
 16.63PE: Medical Application Ultrasound of intensity 1.50 × 102 W/m2 is prod...
 16.64PE: The lowfrequency speaker of a stereo set has a surface area of 0.0...
 16.65PE: To increase intensity of a wave by a factor of 50, by what factor s...
 16.66PE: Engineering ApplicationA device called an insolation meter is used ...
 16.67PE: Astronomy Application Energy from the Sun arrives at the top of the...
 16.68PE: Suppose you have a device that extracts energy from ocean breakers ...
 16.69PE: Engineering Application (a) A photovoltaic array of (solar cells) i...
 16.70PE: A microphone receiving a pure sound tone feeds an oscilloscope, pro...
 16.71PE: Medical Application(a) What is the intensity in W/m2 of a laser bea...
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