A steel guitar string has a length of 74 cm and thickness of 0.37 mm. It is under 35N tension. Calculate the wave speed in the string. The density of steel rho=7.84 x 10^3 kg/m^3.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 22, 2018, 12:43 pm ad1c9bdddf
diameter of wire = d= 0.37 mm = 0.00037 m
Area of wire= pi d ^2 /4= 1.075E-07 m^2
mass of steel string = volume ...
The solution calculates the wave speed in the guitar string.