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ERIC Number: EJ635922
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Measurement of the Speed of Sound in a Metal Rod.
Mak, Se-yuen; Ng, Yee-kong; Wu, Kam-wah
Physics Education, v35 n6 p439-45 Nov 2000
Suggests two improved methods to measure the speed of sound in a metal rod. One employs a fast timer to measure the time required for a compression pulse to travel along the rod from end to end, and a second uses a microphone to measure the frequency of the fundamental mode of a freely suspending singing rod. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Feature issue: Quantum Physics.