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Doppler Effect

  1. Aug 29, 2013 #1
    hi i just wanna ask about the formula of Doppler Effect . The speeds of the listener VL and the source Vs are relative to the ground, source, or listener ?
     
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  3. Aug 29, 2013 #2

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    If the air is stationary relative to the ground (no wind to worry about), then the speeds of the listener and source will be relative to the ground.
     
  4. Aug 30, 2013 #3
    Neither. It is relative to the air.
     
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