When we close the door with a banging sound, then the glass windows vibrate.Why is it so?

Asked by Parvathy Rajeev | 30th Nov, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,
Due to the door banged, vibrations  are set up, which are trasmitted throughout the wall.
But the wall has a higher intertia, and no oscillate at unobserved amplitude, but when the same vibrations are transmitted to windows, with low inertia, we can observe it vibrate.

Answered by  | 30th Nov, 2010, 09:40: PM

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