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cyfrinairw7pr 2023-02-21

In air, the wavelength of sodium light is 589 nm. (a) Determine its frequency in the air. (b) Find its wavelength in water (refractive index = 1.33). (c) Determine its frequency in water. (d) Determine its speed in water.

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Goldwaagefhu 2023-01-21

How does an ocean wave change as it moves from deep water to shallow water?

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Mark Elliott 2022-08-13

An earthquake can produce a seiche in a lake in which the water sloshes back and forth from end to end with remarkably large amplitude and long period. Consider a seiche produced in a farm pond. Suppose the pond is 9.15 m long and assume it has a uniform width and depth. You measure that a pulse produced at one end reaches the other end in 2.50 s. (a) What is the wave speed? (6) What should be the frequency of the ground motion during the earthquake to produce a seiche that is a standing wave with antinodes at each end of the pond and one node at the center?

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