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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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ISBN: 9781305116399

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Chapter 16, Problem 16.7OQ
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(a) Can a wave on a string move with a wave speed that is greater than the maximum transverse speed v , of an element of the string? (b) Can the wave speed he much greater than the maximum element speed? (c) Can the wave speed be equal to the maximum element speed? (d) Can the wave speed be less than νy,max?

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Chapter 16 Solutions

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