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(a) Show that the speed of a longitudinal wave along a spring of force constant 'k' is v=[tex]\sqrt{kL/\mu}[/tex], where L is the unstretched length of the spring and [tex]\mu[/tex] is the mass per unit length.

(b) A spring with mass .4kg has an unstretched length of 2m and a froce constant of 100 N/m. Use results of (a) to solve.

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# Homework Help: Longitudinal Wave properties

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