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Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition

12-1: Characteristics of Sound
12-2: Intensity of Sound; Decibels
12-3: Loudness
12-4: Sources of Sound: Strings and Air Columns
12-5: Quality of Sound, Superposition
12-6: Interference; Beats
12-7: Doppler Effect
12-8: Shock Waves; Sonic Booms

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 56
Q
The predominant frequency of a certain fire truck’s siren is 1650 Hz when at rest. What frequency do you detect if you move with a speed of 30.0 m/s
  1. toward the fire truck, and
  2. away from it?
A
  1. 1790 Hz1790 \textrm{ Hz}
  2. 1510 Hz1510 \textrm{ Hz}

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