You are driving down the highway at 14.9 m/s when you approach an automobile accident on the side of the road. To keep traffic away from it, a stationary police car has its siren going; to the police, the siren has a frequency of 1100 Hz. If the speed of sound in air is 332 m/s, what frequency (in Hz) will be heard by you in your car?
If the relative motion in the previous question was reversed (i.e. if the question had source and observer moving apart, they would now be moving closer together, and vice versa), would the frequency heard by the observer be higher, lower, or the same as before?
You are driving down the highway at 14.9 m/s when you approach an automobile accident on...
you are driving along a highway at 35.0 m/s when you hear the siren of a police car approaching you from behind at constant speed and you perceive the frequency as 1310 Hz. you are relieved that he is in pursuit of a different driver when he continues past you, but now you perceive the frequency as 1240 hz. what is the frequency of the siren in the police car? the speed of sound in air is 343 m/s
2. (19 points) You are driving along a highway when you hear the siren of a police car driving at approaching you from behind, and you perceive the frequency as 1320 Hz. You are relieved that he is in pursuit of a speeding Porsche 911car when he continues past you, but now you perceive the frequency as 1265 Hz. (The speed of sound in the air is 344 m/s.) m/ a) What is the frequency of the siren in the...
You are driving at a velocity of 95 MPH (42.5 m/s) when you hear a police siren behind you. From your previous run-ins with the law, you know that at a particular point in the sound, the police sirens on the police cars in your town emit a frequency of 751.255 Hz. You hear the sound at a frequency of 752.551 Hz. How fast the the police car going (in m/s)? (Assume that the speed of sound is 343 m/s.)
You are driving down the road at 15.6 m/s (35 mph) when an ambulance passes you with its siren blaring. The ambulance siren produces a frequency of 700 Hz. As the ambulance approaches you from behind, you hear a frequency of 730 Hz . The speed of sound in air is 344 m/s. What is the speed of the ambulance? The positive direction points from your car (listener) toward the ambulance (source). Express your answer in meters per second.
Solve the following Doppler Shift problems. Show your work. 1. A concert goer hurries down the aisle to her seat at a speed of 3 m/s. What frequency does she hear when the note A (440 Hz) is played by an instrument of stage if the speed of sound in the concert hall is 343 m/s? 2. A fire engine with a 600 Hz siren approaches then passes a stationary observer. If the engine is traveling at 20 m/s on...
Solve the following Doppler Shift problems. Show your work. 1. A concert goer hurries down the aisle to her seat at a speed of 3 m/s. What frequency does she hear when the note A (440 Hz) is played by an instrument of stage if the speed of sound in the concert hall is 343 m/s? 2. A fire engine with a 600 Hz siren approaches then passes a stationary observer. If the engine is traveling at 20 m/s on...
An ambulance travels east down a highway at a speed of 33.5 m/s, and its siren emits a sound frequency at a frequency of 400 Hz. What frequency is heard by a person in a car traveling west at 24.6 m/s: a) as the car approaches the ambulance ? b) as the car moves away from the ambulance ? (Take the speed of sound to be 343 m/s) PLEASE INCLUDE WRITTEN EXPLANATION
B) An ambulance travels east down a highway at a speed of 33.5 m/s, and its siren emits a sound frequency at a frequency of 400 Hz. What frequency is heard by a person in a car traveling west at 24.6 m/s: a) as the car approaches the ambulance ? (8 pts) b) as the car moves away from the ambulance ? (7 pts) (Take the speed of sound to be 343 m/s)
A driver travels northbound on a highway at a speed of 26.0 m/s. A police car, traveling southbound at a speed of 32.0 m/s, approaches with its siren producing sound at a frequency of 2600 Hz. What frequency does the driver observe as the police car approaches? Hz What frequency does the driver detect after the police car passes him? Hz Repeat parts (a) and (b) for the case when the police car is traveling northbound, while police car overtakes...
A driver travels northbound on a highway at a speed of 28.0 m/s. A police car, traveling southbound at a speed of 49.0 m/s, approaches with its siren producing sound at a frequency of 2500 Hz. (a) What frequency does the driver observe as the police car approaches? Hz (b) What frequency does the driver detect after the police car passes him? Hz (c) Repeat parts (a) and (b) for the case when the police car is traveling northbound while...