A wire with mass (m) is stretched so that its ends are tied down at points a distance (s) apart. The wire vibrates in its fundamental mode with frequency (f) and with an amplitude at the antinodes of (A).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[] How would I compute for the tension of the wire?

since f = (1/L)sqrt(Tension/omega) and in this problem L = s

so Tension = (sf)^2/omega?

Would that be right?

[] What is the speed of propagation of transverse waves in the wire?

Would that just be Velocity = fs ?

since f = v/L and L = s in this problem

Thank you for your help

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# Homework Help: Wire problem

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