Question

At a pressure of 105N/m2 the volume strain of water is  Calculate the speed of sound in water. (Density of water = kg/m3).

Solution

Correct option is

 

The speed of sound in water is given by 

                                             

Where B is the bulk modulus of water and d is the density. By Hook’s law, we have  

                

             

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

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Q2

 

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Q3

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Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

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Q10

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