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This is really confusing

  1. Jun 7, 2005 #1
    I'm trying to find out if there is a way to figure out speed and frequency with only a wavelength component, but having no such luck...I'm currently working on a project involving making a homemade musical instrument (I've made a kind of recorder with a closed air tunnel and I've done that, but I'm actually trying to figure out the harmonics needed. Is there a set speed for these frequencies or wavelengths? This is really confusing...

    f = vλ

    HELP!!! PLEASE!!!
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  3. Jun 8, 2005 #2

    Doc Al

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    I think you can begin by assuming the same speed (the speed of sound in air -- look it up) for all frequencies of interest.

    The wave equation should be: [itex]v = f \lambda[/itex]
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