Unit 11 Packet

Regular Physics


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Objective 1

Sound

 

Objective 2

Guitar Strings Simulation

Resonance

 

Objective 3

Resonance and Standing Waves

Resonance Tubes Lab

 

Objective 4

I Can't Hear You Lab


Sound (pp. 1-2)

#1 Nature of a Sound Wave

#2 Pitch and Frequency

#3 - #5 The Doppler Effect

#6 Pitch, Frequency and Wavelength

#7 Wavelength of a Pressure Wave

#8 Compressions and Rarefactions

#9 Factors Effecting the Speed of Sound Waves

#10 - #12 Speed, Distance, Time Relationship

#13 Frequency

The Wave Equation

#14 Intensity of Sound and the Decibel Scale

 

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Guitar Strings (pp. 3-6)

Standing Waves

Standing Wave Patterns

1st Harmonic
2nd Harmonic
3rd Harmonic

Frequency and Period

Fundamental Frequency and Harmonics

Nodes and Anti-nodes

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Resonance (pp. 7-8)

#1 Resonance

#2 Resonance and Standing Wave Patterns

Wavelength Relationships for Harmonics

#3 Resonance and Chladni Plates

Frequency Relationships for Harmonics

#4 Resonance and Standing Wave Patterns

1st Harmonic
2nd Harmonic
3rd Harmonic

#5 Resonance and Standing Wave Patterns

The Wave Equation

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Resonance and Standing Waves (pp. 9-10)

#1 - #4 Mathematics of Guitar String Instruments

1st Harmonic
2nd Harmonic
3rd Harmonic

# 5 - #8 Mathematics of Open-End Air Columns

#9 - #12 Mathematics of Closed-End Air Columns

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Resonance Tubes Lab (pp. 11-12)

Standing Wave Patterns for Closed-End Air Columns

Mathematics of Closed-End Air Columns

The Wave Equation

Speed of a Sound Wave

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I Can't Hear You Lab (pp. 13-14)

Interference

Two Point Source Interference Patterns

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Supplementary Challenges

See answers and accompanying solutions to all odd-numbered problems.



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