PhysicsLAB Worksheet
Waveform and Vibration Graphs #1

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Refer to the following information for the next fourteen questions.

Vibration graph of point R 

     

Waveform graph, or snapshot, taken at t = 10 seconds (R is at 45 cm)

   
What is the amplitude of this wave? 

Which graph did you use?



 
What is the wavelength of this wave? 

Which graph did you use?



 
What is the period of this wave? 

Which graph did you use?



 
What is the frequency of this wave? 

Which graph did you use?



 
What is the wave's speed? 

Which graph did you use?



 
When the waveform, or snapshot was taken, on which side of the "picture" was the source located? 

Which graph did you use?



 
Suppose a second wave has an amplitude equal to the wavelength of this graph for point R.

How would the energy in a second wave compare to the energy of this initial wave if the energy of a wave is proportional to the square of its amplitude? 

Which graph did you use?



 



 
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