How can we derive the velocity of sound in air , water and iron ?

Asked by naman1 | 26th Jan, 2010, 08:24: PM

Expert Answer:

It comes from the wave equation, and it's derivation starts with application of Newton's laws to displacement of medium particles.

It's given by,

V = (B/ρ)

where V is the speed of sound in medium of modulus B and density ρ.




Answered by  | 26th Jan, 2010, 10:48: PM

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