P2_5 Wiggle Your Washing Dry!

Emily Jane Watkinson, Daniel Staab, Maria-Theresia Walach, Zach Rogerson


An investigation is conducted to determine what frequency one would need to wiggle a washing line at, in order for the wave to provide enough energy to dry a sheet. For a modelled line it is found that a frequency of around 324 Hz would be needed for 0.1m amplitude of oscillation. A more realistic frequency of 5Hz would require an amplitude of 6.47m.

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