... (1) For a given string and a given tension, the time varies as the length. This is the fundamental principle of the monochord, and appears to have been understood by the ancients1. (2) When the length of the string is given, the time varies inversely... The Theory of Sound - Page 182by John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh - 1894 - 984 pagesFull view - About this book
| John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh - Sound - 1894 - 984 pages
...into a trochoidal cnrve would perform a single vibration ; and this is in some respects a oonveuient **and compendious method of considering the problem."...dimensions, if it be assumed that r depends only on** I, p, and T2. For, if the units of length, time and mass be denoted respectively by [L], [T], [M],... | |
| John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh, Robert Bruce Lindsay - Science - 1945 - 520 pages
...of the string is given, the time varies • .' • crsely as the square root of the tension. i,3 1 **Strings of the same length and tension vibrate in...dimensions, if it be assumed that r depends only on** /, p, and 1\. For, if the units of length, time and mass be denoted respectively by [L], [T], [Af\... | |
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