What is the behaviour of standing waves on strings and pipes?
In this post, we investigate and model the behaviour of standing waves on strings and/or in pipes to relate quantitatively the fundamental and harmonic frequencies of the waves that are produced to the physical characteristics (eg length, mass, tension, wave velocity) of the medium, as a part of the Prelim Physics course under the module Waves and Thermodynamics and sub-part Sound Waves.
The following three videos cover the behaviour of standing waves on strings and pipes, and how they can be described.
Part 1: Standing waves on strings
Part 2: Standing waves on open tubes