Problem 18.14: A standing wave in a half-open pipe
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The animation shows a standing wave in a half-open pipe (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- In which harmonic, n, does the air in the pipe oscillate?
- Determine the frequency fn of the tone produced by the pipe in this situation.
- Determine the fundamental frequency f1 (the lowest frequency of resonance in the pipe).
- Determine the speed of sound v.
Problem authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.