Week 13

Lab Report                                                    Name: ____________________

 

                                                                                    Section: ___________________

 

 

EXPERIMENT: Determining the Speed of Sound

 

 

Data Table:

 

Tuning fork frequency, Hz(printed on the fork)

Length, L

water level to top of tube

Diameter of tube, d

l =

4(L + 0.3d)

Experimental

v=fl

Room Temperature,

oC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent error of experimentally derived value: ______________

 

 

 

 

Question:

 

Considering the length of your resonance tube, what is the lowest frequency tuning fork you could use for this experiment? Show your calculations!