A string with both ends held fixed is vibrating in its third harmonic. The waves have a speed of 195 m/s and a frequency of 240 Hz. The amplitude of the standing wave at an antinode is 0.350 cm.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have already correctly calculated the amplitude of the string at a point 24 cm from the left of the string to be .00336 m and time it takes the string to go from its largest upward displacement to its largest downward displacement at that point to be .00208 s.

I need to calculate the maximum transverse velocity and acceleration of the string at that point. I know the equation I need to use is 2Asin(kx)sin(wt)

(((w is omega)))

I know how to take the partial derivates of the equation too, but I dont know what to do about the t in the equation. My textbook seems to ignore it, and theres nothing about the time in the equation. The textbook also ignores the x, but I am given a value of x to be 24 cm. I'm also down to my last guess, so I want to be cautious.

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# Homework Help: Standing wave velocity/acceleration

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