## Comprehensive Questions on Waves … msa

Comprehensive Questions, Waves See here answers to the comprehensive questions on waves included in the new course of First Year. S No Question Question 1…

## crest-trough-node-anti-node-etc

Question 3: Explain the following terms; (1) Crest (2) Trough (3) Compression (4) Rarefaction (5) Node (6) Anti-node ANSWER In case of a transverse…

## stationary-waves

Question 4: What do you mean by stationary waves? Show that as the string vibrates in more and more loops, its frequency increases and wavelength…

## newtons-formula-for-sound

Question 5: Explain Newton’s formula for the speed of sound. ANSWER Newton’s formula for the speed of sound The distance covered by the sound wave…

## speed-of-light-in-air

Question 6: Explain the speed of sound in a gas and give all factors which affect the speed of sound in the air. ANSWER Sound…

## speed-of-sound-and-temperature

Question 7: How the speed of sound in air varies with temperature? Show that for each degree rise in temperature speed of sound increases by…

## beats-production

Question 8: What are beats? How they are produced and show that the number of beats per second is equal to the difference of frequencies…

## doppler-effect

Question 9: What is Doppler’s effect? Derive expressions for the frequencies heard,(1) When the sounding source approaching a stationary listener.(2) When the listener moves towards…

## organ-pipes-and-harmonics

Question 10: What are organ pipes? Show that an open organ pipe is richer in harmonics than a closed organ pipe. ANSWER An organ pipe…

## vibrations-in-closed-pipes

Question 11: Explain the vibration in a closed organ pipe. Show that the frequency of third harmonic is 5v/4L . ANSWER A pipe whose end…