(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

"Geologist A" at the bottom of a cave signals to his colleague "Geologist B" at the surface by pushing a 13kg box of samples from side to side. This causes a transverse wave to propagate up the 63.0m rope. The total mass of te rope is 12.0kg. Take g=9.8m/s^{2}

How long does it take for the wave to travel from the bottom of the cave to the surface?

ANS: 2.04s

2. Relevant equations

dt=dz/v(z) (where z is distance)

&equation listed below?

3. The attempt at a solution

V(z) = sqrt[(Meu*z+mass of box)g / (Meu)]

Integrate this between 82 and 0?

If so how do you go about integrating this equation?

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# Homework Help: Time taken for wave to travel up rope.

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