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Mersenne's Law

  1. Jun 21, 2009 #1
    Can someone please explain what Mersenne's Law is?
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  3. Jun 22, 2009 #2


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    mechanics) The fundamental frequency of a vibrating string is proportional to the square root of the tension and inversely proportional both to the length and the square root of the mass per unit length.
    Above from a google search - you can get a lot more by doing it yourself.
  4. Jun 22, 2009 #3
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  5. Jun 22, 2009 #4
    Interesting that Mersenne gets the credit for that. Pythagoras said something very similar if I recall.
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