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Problem 18.16: A standing wave in a half-open pipe

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This animation shows a standing wave in a half-open pipe (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.

  1. In which harmonic, n, is the air in the pipe oscillating?
  2. Determine the wavelength for this oscillation.

Problem authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.


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