Lab
Speed of Sound in Air
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Data:
Record the resonance positions in centimeters
and the number of your tuning fork
fork #
resonance position #1 (in cm)
resonance position #2 (in cm)
Now
choose
the correct waveform showing the
resonance pattern you "heard" while completing
this lab.
A
B
C
D
Calculations:
Room temperature (in ºC)
Calculated speed of sound (in m/sec)
Length of a loop (in cm)
Calculated wavelength (in m)
Calculated frequency of fork (in hz)
Error Analysis:
Actual frequency stamped on fork (in hz)
Percent error
Before submitting your reports, make sure that all of your numerical answers are expressed in terms of the stipulated units.
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