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General formulae for calculating wave velocity in different media

General formulae for calculating wave velocity in different media

General formulae for calculating wave velocity in different media

 

  1. Velocity of longitudinal wave in liquid and gases is given by:

Where,

 

  1. Velocity of longitudinal waves in solid rod is given by:

Where, 

              

              

 

  1. Velocity of transverse wave on a stretched string is given by:

Where,

             

             

 

  1. Velocity of electromagnetic waves is given by:

Where,