Warm-Up Exercise 24

Due 12:15 pm, Mon 22 Oct 2012

Physics 123, Fall 2012

Reading assignment: PpP 7.1-7.3

Why does a trumpet playing a 440 Hz note sound qualitatively different than when a violin plays the same note? Both are producing 440 Hz waves, aren't they?

What is a chapter on musical scales doing in a physics textbook? What's the connection to physics?