Purchase Solution

Tuning fork and its vibrations

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

If the handle of a tuning fork is held solidly against a table, the sound from the tuning fork becomes louder. Why? How will this affect the length of time the fork keeps vibrating? Please explain.

This is a CONCEPTUAL question.

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The solution looks at surface area and vibrations of an object hitting a surface. The answer addresses why a tuning fork becomes louder when it is hit against a table surface.

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Variables in Science Experiments

How well do you understand variables? Test your knowledge of independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables with this 10 question quiz.

Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

Intro to the Physics Waves

Some short-answer questions involving the basic vocabulary of string, sound, and water waves.

Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

The Moon

Test your knowledge of moon phases and movement.