Sounds Wave & Train Speed

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qustudent88
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Homework Statement



A train whistle sounds. As the train approaches, a stationary observer near the track hears the whistle at a frequency of 500 hertz. As the train recedes the observer hears the whistle at a frequency of 450 hertz. what is the speed of the train? v (sound) = 343 m/s

Homework Equations



Fa = f/(1-v(train)/Vs(Sound))
Fr = f/(1+v(train)/Vs(Sound))

The Attempt at a Solution



Vtrain = 18.05
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
astrorob
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I concur.
 

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