3D32.22 - Edge Tone Generator

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Edge Tone Generator
Edge Tones
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Edge Tone Generator.

Turn on the compressed air until a fairly high flow rate from the slit is achieved. Adjust the wedge until an edge tone is produced. Adjusting the slit width will also produce different edge effects.

  • Olga Stafford, "Experimenting With a 'Pipe' Whistle", TPT, Vol. 50, #4, Apr. 2012, p. 229.
  • Jearl Walker, "3.3, Whistles and Whistling", The Flying Circus of Physics Ed. 2, p. 168.

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