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Why do pipes of different size and length make different sounds?

  1. Sep 4, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Can someone please tell me simply why pipes of different size and length make different sounds?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 4, 2007 #2

    chemisttree

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    You need to review the concept of "fundamental frequency" (as opposed to harmonic).
     
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