Problem 1. Calculate the fundamental frequenet; of a quartz crystal of 2 mm thickness. The density of the crystal is 2650 kg/m3 and Young’s modulus is 7.9 x 1010 N/m2.
Hint: [Ans. 1.365 MHz]
Problem 2. An ultrasonic beam of 1 em wavelength sent by the ship returns from sea bed after 2 seconds. If velocity of ultrasonic beam in sea water is 1510 m/sec at 0°C, its salinity at 30°C is
2 gm/lit., calculate the depth of sea bed at 30°C.
Hint: v1 = v0 + 1.14s + 4.21t- 0.037 t2
and Depth of sea bed at 30°C = V30*t/2
[Ans. 1637.20 m]
Problem 3. The difference between the transmission time and receiving time is 0.44 s. Calculate the depth of sea bed in this case if velocity of ultrasonic wave is 1440 m/sec.
Hint: 2d/ t = v
Problem 4. A quartz crystal of thickness 0.001 m is vibrating at resonance. Calculate the fundamental frequency. Given Y for quartz 7.9 x 1010 N/m2 and p for quartz = 2650 kg/m3.
[Ans. n = 2.73 MHz]
Problem 5. A piezoelectric X-cut quartz plate has a thickness of 1.5 mm. If the velocity of propagation of longitudinal sound waves along the X-direction is 5760 m/s, calculate the fundamental frequency of the crystal.
Hint: Thickness = λ/2 , n = v/λ