the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to the direction in which the wave travels
A wave in which the vibration is in the same direction as that in which the wave is traveling
A pattern formed by the overlapping of two or more waves that arrive in a region at the same time.
the interference that occurs when two waves combine to make a wave with a larger amplitude
Addition of two waves when the crest of one overlaps the trough of another, so that their individual effects cancel each other.
Out of Phase
The crests of one wave overlap the troughs of another to produce regions of zero amplitude
when the peaks and troughs of a pair of waves occur at the same time and in the same location
a wave pattern that results when two waves of the same frequency, wavelength, and amplitude travel in opposite directions and interfere
change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other
The V-shaped wave produced by an object moving on a liquid surface faster than the wave speed.