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Problem M. 288. (May 2008)

M. 288. Fill a U shaped tube with water up to some height; both ends of the tube are open and the arms of the tube are vertical. Examine how the period of the oscillating water in the tube depends on the total height of the water l. Try to find the damping constant (the ratio of two consecutive amplitudes) as well.

(6 pont)

Deadline expired on June 11, 2008.


9 students sent a solution.
5 points:Balogh Máté, Karsa Anita, Papp Ádám, Rárósi Dávid.
4 points:3 students.
2 points:2 students.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, May 2008