Problem: A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)a) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the velocity of the rope? (watch your sign)b) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the acceleration of the rope? (watch your sign)

FREE Expert Solution

(a)

Velocity:

v=dydt

98% (259 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:

y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)

a) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the velocity of the rope? (watch your sign)

b) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the acceleration of the rope? (watch your sign)

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Velocity of Waves concept. If you need more Velocity of Waves practice, you can also practice Velocity of Waves practice problems.