Lab
Speed of Sound in Air
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Data:
Record the resonance positions in centimeters
and the number of your tuning fork
fork #
resonance position #1 (in cm)
resonance position #2 (in cm)
Now
choose
the correct waveform showing the
resonance pattern you "heard" while completing
this lab.
A
B
C
D
Calculations:
Room temperature (in ºC)
Calculated speed of sound (in m/sec)
Length of a loop (in cm)
Calculated wavelength (in m)
Calculated frequency of fork (in hz)
Error Analysis:
Actual frequency stamped on fork (in hz)
Percent error
Student Code
Password
Before submitting your reports, make sure that all of your numerical answers are expressed in terms of the stipulated units.
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