Lecture Video: Sound Waves
Sound wave, a longitudinal wave, is discussed in this lecture. Prof. Lee calculates the speed of sound using two extreme cases: (1) constant temperature (2) adiabatic process. He also measures the speed of sound using an in-class demo.
Chapter 6: Continuum Limit and Fourier Series (PDF - 1.2MB) (section 6.2 to end)
Chapter 8: Traveling Waves (PDF - 1.4MB) (through section 8.2)
Problem Solving Help Video*
|HOW IT'S DONE||SEE IT IN THE LECTURE|
|Standing Sound Waves in a Glass Tube||@ 00:50:31
Standing Sound Waves in a Glass Tube
|Helium Balloon||@ 00:59:56
* Note: This Problem Solving Help video was originally produced as part of a physics course that is no longer available on OCW.