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Physics
Waves
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A transverse wave in a medium is given by $$y=A \sin 2(\omega t-k x)$$. It is found that the magnitude of the maximum velocity of particles in the med...
A rectangular block of mass '$$\mathrm{m}$$' and crosssectional area A, floats on a liquid of density '$$\rho$$'. It is given a small vertical displac...
A sound of frequency $$480 \mathrm{~Hz}$$ is emitted from the stringed instrument. The velocity of sound in air is $$320 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$$. A...
A sonometer wire '$$A$$' of diameter '$$\mathrm{d}$$' under tension '$$T$$' having density '$$\rho_1$$' vibrates with fundamental frequency '$$n$$'. I...
The path difference between two waves, represented by $$\mathrm{y}_1=\mathrm{a}_1 \sin \left(\omega \mathrm{t}-\frac{2 \pi \mathrm{x}}{\lambda}\right)... Two progressive waves are travelling towards each other with velocity$$50 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$$and frequency$$200 \mathrm{~Hz}$$. The distance... A string fixed at both the ends forms standing wave with node separation of$$5 \mathrm{~cm}$$. If the velocity of the wave on the string is$$2 \math...
The second overtone of an open pipe has the same frequency as the first overtone of a closed pipe of length '$$L$$'. The length of the open pipe will ...
A car sounding a horn of frequency $$1000 \mathrm{~Hz}$$ passes a stationary observer. The ratio of frequencies of the horn noted by the observer befo...
A transverse wave $$\mathrm{Y}=2 \sin (0.01 \mathrm{x}+30 \mathrm{t})$$ moves on a stretched string from one end to another end in 0.5 second. If $$x... The fundamental frequency of air column in pipe 'A' closed at one end is in unison with second overtone of an air column in pipe 'B' open at both ends... The equation of wave is$$Y=6 \sin\left(12 \pi t-0.02 \pi x+\frac{\pi}{3}\right)$$where '$$x$$' is in$$m$$and '$$t$$' in$$\mathrm{s}$$. The v... Two uniform wires of same material are vibrating under the same tension. If the first overtone of first wire is equal to the$$2^{\text {nd }}$$overt... A uniform rope of length '$$L$$' and mass '$$m_1$$' hangs vertically from a rigid support. A block of mass '$$m_2$$' is attached to the free end of th... An open organ pipe having fundamental frequency (n) is in unison with a vibrating string. If the tube is dipped in water so that$$75 \%$$of the leng... In case of a stationary wave pattern which of the following statement is CORRECT? If the length of stretched string is reduced by$$40 \%$$and tension is increased by$$44 \%$$then the ratio of final to initial frequencies of stre... Consider the Doppler effect in two cases. In the first case, an observer moves towards a stationary source of sound with a speed of$$50 \mathrm{~m} /...
The equation of simple harmonic progressive wave is given by $$y=a \sin 2 \pi(b t-c x)$$. The maximum particle velocity will be half the wave velocity...
Stationary waves can be produced in
If the length of an open organ pipe is $$33.3 \mathrm{~cm}$$, then the frequency of fifth overtone is [Neglect end correction, velocity of sound $$=33... If the end correction of an open pipe is$$0.8 \mathrm{~cm}$$, then the inner radius of that pipe is When both source and listener are approaching each other the observed frequency of sound is given by$$\left(V_L\right.$$and$$V_S$$is the velocity ... Equation of simple harmonic progressive wave is given by$$y=\frac{1}{\sqrt{a}} \sin \omega t \pm \frac{1}{\sqrt{b}} \cos \omega t$$then the resultan... When a string of length '$$l$$' is divided into three segments of length$$l_1, l_2$$and$$l_3$$. The fundamental frequencies of three segments are ... A closed organ pipe of length '$$L_1$$' and an open organ pipe contain diatomic gases of densities '$$\rho_1$$' and '$$\rho_2$$' respectively. The com... Equation of two simple harmonic waves are given by$${Y_1} = 2\sin 8\pi \left( {{t \over {0.2}} - {x \over 2}} \right)m$$and$${Y_2} = 4\sin 8\pi \le...
A pipe closed at one end has length $$0.8 \mathrm{~m}$$. At its open end $$0.5 \mathrm{~m}$$ long uniform string is vibrating in its $$2^{\text {nd }}... The equation of simple harmonic wave produced in the string under tension$$0.4 \mathrm{~N}$$is given by$$\mathrm{y=4 \sin (3 x+60 t) ~m}$$. The mas... A closed organ pipe of length '$$\mathrm{L}_c$$' and an open organ pipe of length '$$\mathrm{L}_{\mathrm{o}}$$' contain different gases of densities '... A progressive wave of frequency 50 Hz is travelling with velocity 350 m/s through a medium. The change in phase at a given time interval of 0.01 secon... A simple harmonic progressive wave is given by$$Y=Y_0 \sin 2 \pi\left(n t-\frac{x}{\lambda}\right)$$. If the wave velocity is$$\left(\frac{1}{8}\rig...
In fundamental mode, the time required for the sound wave to reach upto the closed end of pipe filled with air is $$t$$ second. The frequency of vibra...
Which one of the following statements is true?
Two consecutive harmonics of an air column in a pipe closed at one end are of frequencies 150 Hz and 250 Hz. The fundamental frequency of an air colum...
An air column in a pipe, which is closed at one end will be in resonance with a vibrating tuning fork of frequency 264 Hz for various lengths. Which o...
Beats are produced by waves $$\mathrm{y_1=a\sin2000\pi t}$$ and $$\mathrm{y_2=a\sin2008\pi t}$$. The number of beats heard per second is
The frequencies of three tuning forks $$\mathrm{A}, \mathrm{B}$$ and $$\mathrm{C}$$ are related as $$\mathrm{n}_{\mathrm{A}}>\mathrm{n}_{\mathrm{B}}>\... The equation of wave is given by$$\mathrm{y}=10 \sin \left(\frac{2 \pi \mathrm{t}}{30}+\alpha\right)$$. If the displacement is$$5 \mathrm{~cm} at ...
A sonometer wire resonates with 4 antinodes between two bridges for a given tuning fork, when 1 kg mass is suspended from the wire. Using same fork, w...
Two wires of same material of radius 'r' and '2r' respectively are welded together end to end. The combination is then used as a sonometer wire under ...
The frequency of a tuning fork is 'n' Hz and velocity of sound in air is 'V' m/s. When the tuning fork completes 'x' vibrations, the distance travelle...
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