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Module #14-Part 1

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Transverse Waves
A wave with a direction of propagation that is perpendicular to its direction of oscillation.
Longitudinal Waves
A wave with a direction of propagation that is parallel to its direction of oscillation.
Supersonic Speed
Any speed that is faster than the speed of sound in the subject of interest.
Sonic Boom
The sound produced as a result of an object traveling at or above Mach 1.
Pitch
An indication of how high or low a sound is, which is primarily determined by the frequency of the sound wave.