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Problem 18.12: A standing wave in an open pipe
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This animation shows a standing wave in an open pipe (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- In which harmonic, n, is the air in the pipe oscillating?
- Determine the frequency of the musical tone produced by the pipe in this situation.
- Determine the fundamental frequency of the pipe (lowest frequency of resonance).
Problem authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.