Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 11 - Oscillations and Waves - Questions: 10


See answer.To make the water in a pan slosh back and forth, you shake the pan at the natural frequency for water waves in that pan.

Work Step by Step

Shaking the system at its natural frequency causes it to resonate, and form a standing wave pattern. The amplitude of the water’s oscillation gets large, i.e., it sloshes.
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