Hewitt Chapters 10.1 to 10.10 Science Terms
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The Distance from the top of one crest to the top of the next one or, equivalently.
How frequently a vibration happens.
The unit of frequency
Wave speed = frequency X wavelength
The right-angled or sideways motion.
The direction of wave travel is along the direction in which the source vibrates. A back and forth motion.
Part of the slinky compressed.
A between successive compressions of a stretched region.
When sound reflects from the walls, ceiling, and floor of a room. Multiple reflections of the sound.
An example is hitting a tuning fork in while just holding it and when hitting the same tuning fork and placing it on a table. The table is forced into vibration.
A characteristic sound of an object.
When the frequency of forced vibrations on an object matches the object's natural frequency, a dramatic increase in amplitude occurs.
When two tones of slightly different frequencies are sounded together. Loud then faint and then loud again.
When parts of the rope, called the nodes, are stationary.
Named after Austrian physicist and mathematician. The change of frequency of wave motion resulting from motion of the sender or receiver.
Is produced by overlapping circles that form a V.
Is produced by overlapping spheres that form a cone.
Compressed air that sweeps behind a supersonic aircraft reaches listeners on the ground below. The sharp cracking sound
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