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Experiment #5 from Advanced Physics with Vernier — Beyond Mechanics
In this experiment, you will
- Use video analysis of the waves produced by a stationary source to determine the frequency, wavelength, and velocity of the waves in water.
- Perform similar analysis to determine the effect of a moving source on these quantities
- Determine the shifted frequency an observer would detect as the source approaches or recedes.
- Derive an expression relating the shifted frequency to the speed of the object and of the wave in the medium.