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Homework Help: How to Calculate the maximum transvers accleration and velocity

  1. Nov 27, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A horizontal string tied at both ends is vibrating in its fundamental mode. The traveling waves have speed , frequency , amplitude , and wavelength .

    Calculate the maximum transverse velocity of the point located at lambda/4.
    Calculate the maximum transverse acceleration of the point located at lambda/4.

    Express your answer in terms of the variables v,f,A,lambda, and appropriate constants.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Nov 27, 2012 #2


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    These equations are meaningless until you define the variables.
    Please use subscripts, superscripts, symbols, to make the equations clearer. (Click on Go Advanced.)
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