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12 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Transverse Waves
Crest
Disturbance in matter that causes energy to transmit from one…
The matter (material) that the energy of the wave travels thr…
Particles of the medium vibrate perpendicular to the directio…
highest point of a transverse wave
Mechanical Waves
Disturbance in matter that causes energy to transmit from one…
Medium
The matter (material) that the energy of the wave travels thr…
37 terms
Mechanical Waves
Antinode
Mechanical Wave
Medium
Crest
a point in a standing wave, halfway between two nodes, at whi…
a disturbance in matter that requires a medium to carry energ…
material through which a mechanical wave travels
highest point of a wave above the rest position
Antinode
a point in a standing wave, halfway between two nodes, at whi…
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance in matter that requires a medium to carry energ…
16 terms
Mechanical Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
The ability to do work.
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
The ability to do work.
10 terms
Mechanical Waves
crest
trough
medium
compressions
highest point of a transverse wave
lowest point of a transverse wave
the material that a wave passes through
in a longitudinal wave, the parts where the coils are close t…
crest
highest point of a transverse wave
trough
lowest point of a transverse wave
13 terms
Mechanical Waves
wavelength
frequency
period
amplitude
The distance between two successive occurrences of the same p…
In any periodic motion, the number of complete oscillations m…
The time that it takes a complete cycle or wave oscillation t…
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
wavelength
The distance between two successive occurrences of the same p…
frequency
In any periodic motion, the number of complete oscillations m…
26 terms
Mechanical Waves
vibration
crest
wavelength
amplitude
the source of all waves
the peak of a transverse wave where the wave has maximum posi…
the distance between equivalent portions of a wave - for exam…
the displacement of a wave from its equilibrium position
vibration
the source of all waves
crest
the peak of a transverse wave where the wave has maximum posi…
12 terms
Mechanical Waves
medium
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
is a substance or material which carries the wave.
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
a wave in which the medium moves perpendicular to the energy…
a wave in which the medium moves parallel to the energy trans…
medium
is a substance or material which carries the wave.
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
26 terms
Mechanical Waves
vibration
crest
wavelength
amplitude
the source of all waves
the peak of a transverse wave where the wave has maximum posi…
the distance between equivalent portions of a wave - for exam…
the displacement of a wave from its equilibrium position
vibration
the source of all waves
crest
the peak of a transverse wave where the wave has maximum posi…
16 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Wave
Period
Frequency
Hertz
Disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
The time required for one cycle
The number of complete cycles in a given time
The measurement for frequency, cycles per second
Mechanical Wave
Disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
Period
The time required for one cycle
20 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Transverse Waves
Crest
Disturbance in matter that causes energy to transmit from one…
The matter (material) that the energy of the wave travels thr…
Particles of the medium vibrate perpendicular to the directio…
highest point of a transverse wave
Mechanical Waves
Disturbance in matter that causes energy to transmit from one…
Medium
The matter (material) that the energy of the wave travels thr…
16 terms
Mechanical Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
The ability to do work.
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
The ability to do work.
17 terms
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Transverse Wave
Compressional Waves
Wavelength
a substance that makes possible the transfer of energy from o…
causes particles in matter to move back and forth at right an…
causes particles in matter to move back and forth along the s…
The distance from ... crest-to-crest, trough-to-trough, compress…
Medium
a substance that makes possible the transfer of energy from o…
Transverse Wave
causes particles in matter to move back and forth at right an…
46 terms
Mechanical waves
medium
refraction
wave
resonance
a substance through which a wave can travel
the bending of a wave as it passes from one medium to another
a distrubance that transmits energy through matter and space
when one vibrating object causes similar vibrations in anothe…
medium
a substance through which a wave can travel
refraction
the bending of a wave as it passes from one medium to another
21 terms
Mechanical waves
Mechanical wave
Medium
Crest
Trough
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
the material through which a wave travels
the highest point of a transverse wave
the lowest point of a transverse wave
Mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
Medium
the material through which a wave travels
31 terms
mechanical waves
mechanical wave
medium
crest
trough
a disturbance in matter that carrier energy from one place to…
materiqal through which a wave travels
highest point of the wave above the rest position
lowest point below the rest position
mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carrier energy from one place to…
medium
materiqal through which a wave travels
32 terms
mechanical waves
mechanical waves
standing wave
diffraction
amplitude
waves that are pass through a medium material
a wave that appears to stay in one place and does not seen to…
the bending of a wave as it moves around an abstactle or pass…
the medium displacement of a medium from the rest position
mechanical waves
waves that are pass through a medium material
standing wave
a wave that appears to stay in one place and does not seen to…
32 terms
Mechanical Waves
Doppler Effect
Mechanical Wave
Loudness
Crest
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
a physical response to the intensity of sound modified by phy…
the highest point of a transverse wave
Doppler Effect
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
36 terms
Mechanical Waves
Wave
Medium
Mechanical wave:
Transverse
movement that transfers energy through matter or space
matter waves travel through
the two types are transverse and compressinal
matter in the medium moves back and forth at right angles. (w…
Wave
movement that transfers energy through matter or space
Medium
matter waves travel through
31 terms
mechanical waves
crest
trough
transverse wave
compression
the highest point of a transverse wave.
the lowest point of a transverse wave.
a wave that causes a medium to vibrate at right angles to the…
an area of a longitudial wave where the particles of the medi…
crest
the highest point of a transverse wave.
trough
the lowest point of a transverse wave.
20 terms
Mechanical Waves
Doppler Effect
Crest
Loudness
Mechanicalc Wave
A change in sound frequency motion of the sound source motion…
The highest point of a transverse wave
a physical response to the intensity of sound modified by phy…
A disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
Doppler Effect
A change in sound frequency motion of the sound source motion…
Crest
The highest point of a transverse wave
26 terms
Mechanical Waves
Absorption
Amplitude
Compressions
Constructive interference
When wave energy is transformed into thermal energy
Greatest distance particles move from their rest position as…
Area of longitudinal waves where a medium gets pushed together
Waves combine resulting in a bigger wave than the original wa…
Absorption
When wave energy is transformed into thermal energy
Amplitude
Greatest distance particles move from their rest position as…
31 terms
Mechanical Waves
Refraction
Resonance
Doppler Effect
Sonar
the bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle
the response of a standing wave to another wave of the same f…
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
a technique for determining the distance to an object under w…
Refraction
the bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle
Resonance
the response of a standing wave to another wave of the same f…
28 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical waves
Waves
Medium
Seismic waves
waves that spread through a material medium (ocean waves, sei…
Chains of vibrating molecules
any kind of matter that is disturbed by energy
a mechanical wave; Waves that travel through the ground
Mechanical waves
waves that spread through a material medium (ocean waves, sei…
Waves
Chains of vibrating molecules
11 terms
Mechanical Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
The ability to do work.
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
The ability to do work.
19 terms
mechanical waves
mechanical wave
medium
crest
trough
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
the material through which a wave travels is called
highest point in a wave
lowest point in a wave
mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
medium
the material through which a wave travels is called
19 terms
Mechanical Waves
Antinode
Hertz
Frequency
Period
A point of maximum displacement midway between two nodes in a…
The unit of measure for frequency equal to one cycle per second
The number of complete cycles per unit time for a periodic mo…
A row in a periodic table of elements
Antinode
A point of maximum displacement midway between two nodes in a…
Hertz
The unit of measure for frequency equal to one cycle per second
20 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Wave
Resonance
Medium
Crest
waves that travel through a material medium
the response of a standing wave to another wave of the same f…
matter through which a wave travels
the highest point of the wave above the rest position
Mechanical Wave
waves that travel through a material medium
Resonance
the response of a standing wave to another wave of the same f…
19 terms
Mechanical Waves
mechanical wave
medium
trough
transverse wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
the material through which a wave travels
the lowest point of a transverse wave
a wave that causes a medium to vibrate at right angles to the…
mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
medium
the material through which a wave travels
38 terms
Mechanical Waves
Doppler Effect
Mechanical Wave
Crest
Interference
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
the highest point of a transverse wave
the interaction of two or more waves that complane in a relig…
Doppler Effect
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
32 terms
Mechanical Waves
Trough
Rare faction
Antinode
Intensity
the lowest point of a transverse wave
an area of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the med…
a point of a maximum displacement midway between two nodes in…
the rate at which a waves energy flows through a given unit o…
Trough
the lowest point of a transverse wave
Rare faction
an area of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the med…
18 terms
mechanical waves
crest
trough
transverse wave
compression
The highest point of a transverse wave
the lowest point of a transverse wave
a wave that causes a medium to vibrate at right angles to the…
an area of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the med…
crest
The highest point of a transverse wave
trough
the lowest point of a transverse wave
32 terms
Mechanical Waves
Decibel
Loudness
Periodic Motion
Period
Unit measured to see intensity of a sound.
Sound that is primarily a psychological correlate of physical…
A recurrent motion in which intervals of time required to com…
A length or portion of time.
Decibel
Unit measured to see intensity of a sound.
Loudness
Sound that is primarily a psychological correlate of physical…
9 terms
Mechanical Waves
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
aplitude
crest
particles move back and forth parallel to the waves direction
particles move perpendicularly to the direction the wave trav…
the length from the rest line to either the crest or trough o…
the top point/peak of a transverse wave
longitudinal wave
particles move back and forth parallel to the waves direction
transverse wave
particles move perpendicularly to the direction the wave trav…
15 terms
Mechanical Waves
surface wave
standing wave
wave pulse
simple harmonic motion
a seismic wave that is trapped near the surface of the earth…
vibration pattern created within a medium when the vibration…
a single disturbance that moves through a medium from one poi…
typified by the motion of a mass on a spring when it is subje…
surface wave
a seismic wave that is trapped near the surface of the earth…
standing wave
vibration pattern created within a medium when the vibration…
32 terms
Mechanical Waves
Intenstiy
Decibel
Loudness
Pitch
the measurable amount of property
a unit used to measure the intensity of sound
characteristic of sound related to physical strength
the quality of a sound governed by the rule of vibration prod…
Intenstiy
the measurable amount of property
Decibel
a unit used to measure the intensity of sound
Mechanical waves
Reflection
Diffraction
Interference
Standing waves
The interaction that occurs when a wave bounces off a surface…
The bending of a wave as it moves around an obstacle through…
The interaction of two or more waves that combine in a region…
A wave that appears to stay in one place and doesn't seem to…
Reflection
The interaction that occurs when a wave bounces off a surface…
Diffraction
The bending of a wave as it moves around an obstacle through…
31 terms
mechanical waves
rarefaction
intensity
period
periodic motion
an area of a longtuinal wave where the particals are spread out
the rate at when a waves energy flows through a giving unit o…
a row of a periodic tube of elements
any motion that repeats at repeat time intervals
rarefaction
an area of a longtuinal wave where the particals are spread out
intensity
the rate at when a waves energy flows through a giving unit o…
32 terms
Mechanical Waves
Doppler Effect
Mechanical Wave
Loudness
Crest
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
physical response to the intensity of sound modified by physi…
the highest point of a transverse wave
Doppler Effect
a change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound sou…
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
33 terms
Mechanical waves
Frequency
periodic motion
longitudinal wave
standing wave
number of complete cycles per unit time periodic motion
any motion that repeats a regular time intervals
wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to the…
a wave that appears to stay in one place and doesnt move thro…
Frequency
number of complete cycles per unit time periodic motion
periodic motion
any motion that repeats a regular time intervals
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Wave
Resonance
Doppler Effect
Sonar
Waves which propagate through a material medium (Solid, liqui…
The quality in a sound of being deep, full, & reverberating.
An Increase of decrease in the frequency of sound, light, or…
A system for the detection of objects under water & for measu…
Mechanical Wave
Waves which propagate through a material medium (Solid, liqui…
Resonance
The quality in a sound of being deep, full, & reverberating.
11 terms
Mechanical Waves
Two types of mechanical waves
True or False: Mechanical waves requir…
True or False: Mechanical waves includ…
What type of wave is created by moving…
transverse and longitudinal
true
false
transverse
Two types of mechanical waves
transverse and longitudinal
True or False: Mechanical waves requir…
true
11 terms
Mechanical Waves
Two types of mechanical waves
True or False: Mechanical waves requir…
True or False: Mechanical waves includ…
What type of wave is created by moving…
transverse and longitudinal
true
false
transverse
Two types of mechanical waves
transverse and longitudinal
True or False: Mechanical waves requir…
true
9 terms
Mechanical Waves
Mechanical Wave
Medium
Crest
Trough
A disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
The material through which a wave travels
The highest point of a transverse wave
The lowest point of a transverse wave
Mechanical Wave
A disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
Medium
The material through which a wave travels
70 terms
Mechanical Waves
mechanical wave
medium
When is a mechanical wave created?
Mechanical waves require matter to tra…
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
material through which a wave travels
when a source of energy causes a vibration to travel through…
True
mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
medium
material through which a wave travels
9 terms
mechanical waves
mechanical wave
medium
crest
trough
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Material through which a wave travels
Highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
medium
Material through which a wave travels
13 terms
Waves/Mechanical Waves
Wave
Oscillation
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
a repeating movement or disturbance that transfers energy thr…
a regular and repeating motion.
particles oscillate perpendicular to the motion of the wave.
particles oscillate parallel to the motion of the wave.
Wave
a repeating movement or disturbance that transfers energy thr…
Oscillation
a regular and repeating motion.
11 terms
waves and mechanical waves
waves
vibration
medium
crest
a repeating disturbance or vibration that transfers or moves…
...
...
...
waves
a repeating disturbance or vibration that transfers or moves…
vibration
...
14 terms
mechanical waves & electromagnetic waves
mechanical waves
electromagnetic waves
mechanical waves
electromagnetic waves
sound & ocean waves
light & x-rays
needs a median to travel through
can travel through anything
mechanical waves
sound & ocean waves
electromagnetic waves
light & x-rays
11 terms
Waves & Mechanical waves
Wave
Vibration
Medium
Crest
Solid, liquid or gas
The top of a transverse wave
Wave
Vibration
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