Question

In a sinusoidal wave, the time required for a particular point to move from maximum displacement to zero displacement is 0.17s. The frequency of the wave is

Solution

Correct option is

1.47 Hz

 

Time required to move from maximum displacement to zero displacement is T/4. Thus T = 4× 0.17 = 0.68 s.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

 

The displacement y of a particle executing simple harmonic motion is given by 

                                     

The expression may be considered to be a result of the superposition of how many simple harmonic motions?

Q2

A wave of frequency 100 Hz is sent along a string towards a fixed end. When this wave travels back after reflection, a node is formed at a distance of 10 cm from the fixed end of the string. The speed of the incident (or reflected) wave is

Q3

A particle starts simple harmonic motion from the mean position O as shown in the figure. Its amplitude is A and its time period is T. At a certain instant, its speed is half its maximum speed. At this instant, the displacement x is

                                                         

Q4

 

The wave equation is 

                       

Where tx and y are in second, metre and centimeter respectively. The speed of the wave is

Q5

An observer is standing between two vehicles, each moving with a speed 4 ms–1. One vehicle is approaching him and the other going away from him. If each vehicle is blowing a horn of frequency 240 Hz and the speed of sound is 320 ms–1, the number of beats per second will be

Q6

A spring is extended by a length l, the according to Hooke’s law

Q7

 

A transverse wave is represented by 

                   

For what value of λ is the maximum particle velocity equal to twice the wave velocity?

Q8

A pendulum clock keeps correct time at 20oC. The coefficient of linear expansion of pendulum is . If the room temperature increases to 40oC, how many seconds will the clock lose or gain per day?

Q9

A mass m is suspended from a spring of negligible mass. The system oscillates with frequency n. What will be the frequency if a mass 4 m is suspended from the same spring?

Q10

The kinetic energy of a particle executing S.H.M. is 16 J, when it is at its mean position. If the amplitude of oscillation is 25 cm and the mass of the particle is 5.12 kg, the time period of oscillation is