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Physics sound and light
Simple harmonic motion
Oscillator
Oscillation
Vibration
Repeating motion with constant period. Ex: guitar string, pen…
Motion that repeats regularly. Ex: pendulum, atom, heart
Moving back and forth at a regular speed
Periodic back and forth motion of the partials of an elastic…
Simple harmonic motion
Repeating motion with constant period. Ex: guitar string, pen…
Oscillator
Motion that repeats regularly. Ex: pendulum, atom, heart
Physics....sound an light
Short Sight
Long sight
If Sound waves travel 6600 m with 20 s…
rays used to kill cancer cells.
330 m/s
gamma rays
Short Sight
Long sight
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Physics Waves (Light and Sound)
Wave
Equilibrium
Pulse
Periodic Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
one disturbance moving
even, timed pulse
Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
Equilibrium
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
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Physics - Waves: Sound and Light
wave
wave velocity equation
frequency
period
propagation of vibration from one point to another; transfers…
number of wavelengths that pass a point in one second; does n…
time it takes for a wave to travel the distance of one wavele…
wave
propagation of vibration from one point to another; transfers…
wave velocity equation
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Physical - Waves - light & sound
wavelength
Frequency
Amplitude
Rarefaction
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
the measure from the line of origin to the crest or the measu…
a part in a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread…
wavelength
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Frequency
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
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physics light and sound
reflection
refraction
diffraction
law of reflection
light reflected back from surface at the same angle
light waves change speed when they pass through objects with…
when waves meet a barrier, they carry on through app and spre…
angle of incidence = angle of reflection
reflection
light reflected back from surface at the same angle
refraction
light waves change speed when they pass through objects with…
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Physics Waves, Sound & Light
Crest
Trough
Wavelength
Period
The highest point of a wave
The lowest point of a wave
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
Amount of time it takes one wavelength to pass a point
Crest
The highest point of a wave
Trough
The lowest point of a wave
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JC Physics Light Sound
Dispersion
Straight Lines
Refraction
Echo
The breaking up of white light... Into the seven colours of the…
Light travels this way
The bending of light as it passes... from one transparent medium…
Reflected sound
Dispersion
The breaking up of white light... Into the seven colours of the…
Straight Lines
Light travels this way
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Physics Light and Sound Test
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
vibration
a disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
a wave in which all the particles in a medium are displaced p…
a wave in which the particles of the medium are displaced in…
a repeating back and forth motion
wave
a disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
transverse wave
a wave in which all the particles in a medium are displaced p…
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Physics Test: Sound and Light
only odd harmonics are present.
2L.
harmonics.
slightly different frequencies.
When an air column vibrates in a pipe that is closed at one e…
The wavelength of the fundamental frequency of a vibrating st…
The quality of a musical tone of a certain pitch results from…
Audible beats are formed by the interference of two waves ___.
only odd harmonics are present.
When an air column vibrates in a pipe that is closed at one e…
2L.
The wavelength of the fundamental frequency of a vibrating st…
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Physics - light and sound
Light
Inverted
Turned upside down
300,000,000 m/s
Travels in straight lines
A pinhole camera is always I..........
What has changed in this image as it has gone through?
How fast does light travel
Light
Travels in straight lines
Inverted
A pinhole camera is always I..........
28 terms
Sound and Light- Physics
how can you hear something on the othe…
1st thing that occurs in the ear after…
difference among sounds of the same pi…
light that is more efficient and uses…
defraction (waves bend)
eardrum vibrates
quality
flourescent
how can you hear something on the othe…
defraction (waves bend)
1st thing that occurs in the ear after…
eardrum vibrates
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Physics: Sound and Light
Tranverse wave examples
Longitudinal wave examples
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Light and water ripples
Sound and p waves in earthquake
Oscillations are perpendicular to the direction of energy tra…
Oscillations are parallel to the direction of energy transfer…
Tranverse wave examples
Light and water ripples
Longitudinal wave examples
Sound and p waves in earthquake
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Physics: Sound, Light, Waves
Waves
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
Frequency
A disturbance that is gradually moved from one place to anoth…
go up and down
the particles in these waves move in the same direction as th…
number of vibrations an object makes over some amount of time…
Waves
A disturbance that is gradually moved from one place to anoth…
Transverse waves
go up and down
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Physics - Sound and light waves
Wave properties
Light
Light waves
Electromagnetic waves
Frequency, wavelength, amplitude and period.
A special kind of natural or artificial energy that makes it…
Results from accelerating electrons, can reflect from rough s…
• A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space.…
Wave properties
Frequency, wavelength, amplitude and period.
Light
A special kind of natural or artificial energy that makes it…
Physics: Sound and Light Waves
Periodic motion
Oscillation
Period
Frequency
a motion that is regular and repeating.
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
the time for an object to complete one cycle (one oscillation…
the number of complete cycles occurring per period of time (c…
Periodic motion
a motion that is regular and repeating.
Oscillation
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
Physics Waves (Light and Sound)
Wave
Equilibrium
Pulse
Periodic Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
one disturbance moving
even, timed pulse
Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
Equilibrium
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
Physics - Sound and Light Waves
Oscillations
Periodic motion
Period
Frequency
movement back and forth in a regular rhythm
a motion that is regular and repeating
the time for an object to complete one cycle/ oscillation, me…
the number of complete cycles occurring per period of time, m…
Oscillations
movement back and forth in a regular rhythm
Periodic motion
a motion that is regular and repeating
Physics: Waves - Sound and Light
Indices of refraction for water, glass…
Attenuation of wave (damping)
Center of curvature
Chromatic dispersion
Water - 1.3, Glass - 1.5, Air- 1.0
Decrease of intensity of wave as it passes through medium. Ca…
Point separated from lens/mirror by radius of curvature that…
In medium, higher energy wavelengths of visibly light (toward…
Indices of refraction for water, glass…
Water - 1.3, Glass - 1.5, Air- 1.0
Attenuation of wave (damping)
Decrease of intensity of wave as it passes through medium. Ca…
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PHYSICS: Waves, Sound and Light
periodic motion
simple harmonic motion
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
motions that repeat in a cycle... ex: vibrating guitar string, b…
force that restores the object to its equilibrium position th…
wave that vibrates perpendicular to the direction of the wave…
wave that vibrates parallel to the direction of the wave's mo…
periodic motion
motions that repeat in a cycle... ex: vibrating guitar string, b…
simple harmonic motion
force that restores the object to its equilibrium position th…
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Science/Physics ( light and sound)
Law of refletion
medium
opaque
pigment
...
A substance in which a wave travels
Light cannot pass through the material, you do not see the re…
A colorful substance used to as coloring
Law of refletion
...
medium
A substance in which a wave travels
Sound and Light (Physics Final)
As the frequency of a sound increases,…
The index of refraction best describes…
Which of the following statements is f…
Which of the following is a true state…
b
b
c
c
As the frequency of a sound increases,…
b
The index of refraction best describes…
b
physics light and sound
what is the difference between longitu…
where are the angle of incidence and a…
name the 2 types of reflections and de…
what happens when light enters differe…
Longitudinal waves are when the disturbance is parallel to th…
the normal to the ray ... angle of reflection and angle of inci…
1) regular reflection ... 2) diffuse reflection ... regular reflec…
as light enters different materials its speed changes... ... dense…
what is the difference between longitu…
Longitudinal waves are when the disturbance is parallel to th…
where are the angle of incidence and a…
the normal to the ray ... angle of reflection and angle of inci…
Physics- Light, sound and waves
⚪️ Light ⚪️
What are luminous objects?
What are illuminated objects?
Transparent objects
-light is a form of energy... -light travels in straight lines
They are objects that give out their own light ... e.g Sun, fire…
They are objects that do not give out their own light... e.g chair
Light can travel through them... e.g air, water, window, glass
⚪️ Light ⚪️
-light is a form of energy... -light travels in straight lines
What are luminous objects?
They are objects that give out their own light ... e.g Sun, fire…
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Light and Sound (Physics 9)
Wave
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Simple Harmonic Motion
Disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
Wave in which all of the particles in a medium are displaced…
Wave in which the particles of a medium are displaced paralle…
back-and-forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum
Wave
Disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
Transverse wave
Wave in which all of the particles in a medium are displaced…
Physics: Sound and Light Waves
Periodic motion
Oscillation
Period
Frequency
a motion that is regular and repeating.
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
the time for an object to complete one cycle (one oscillation…
the number of complete cycles occurring per period of time (c…
Periodic motion
a motion that is regular and repeating.
Oscillation
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
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Physics - Sound and Light
What type of wave is sound?
Is a medium required to transfer energy?
What is the speed of sound at room tem…
What is the relationship between pitch…
longitudinal wave
Yes
340 m/s
direct: high pitch=high frequency, low pitch=low frequency
What type of wave is sound?
longitudinal wave
Is a medium required to transfer energy?
Yes
Sound and Light Physics
Sound
Loudness
Sound Level
Beat
a range of compression wave frenguncies to which the human ea…
amplitude of pressure wave
Longathmic scale that measures amplitude unit is decibel
the oscillation of wave amplitude that is off in frequencues…
Sound
a range of compression wave frenguncies to which the human ea…
Loudness
amplitude of pressure wave
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Physics sound and light
transverse
longitudinal
medium
period
particles of the medium vibrate perpendicular to the direction
particles of the medium move parallel to the direction of the…
what waves travel through
time it takes for 1 complete cycle measured in seconds
transverse
particles of the medium vibrate perpendicular to the direction
longitudinal
particles of the medium move parallel to the direction of the…
18 terms
Physics Light and Sound
Destructive interference
Constructive interference
Longitudinal wave
Transverse wave
Causes a canceling effect, waves are out of phase
Causes and additive effect-waves are in-phase to the motion o…
When the direction of the wave is parallel to the motion of t…
When the direction of the wave is perpendicular
Destructive interference
Causes a canceling effect, waves are out of phase
Constructive interference
Causes and additive effect-waves are in-phase to the motion o…
PHYSICS( light, sound, electricity)
Resistance
Current
Switch
Light and Sound waves
A material's opposition to the flow of electric current.
A movement of electrical charges around a closed path or circ…
A device for making, breaking, or changing the connections in…
move at different speeds in different materials.
Resistance
A material's opposition to the flow of electric current.
Current
A movement of electrical charges around a closed path or circ…
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Physics - Sound and Light
Sound is produced
Sound waves are
Sound can only be
Audible Range of Human Hearing
by a vibrating object
longitudinal (particles parallel to direction of waves)
propagated in a medium (any matter)... Therefore, cannot be prop…
20 - 20,000 Hz... upper range gets lower with age (or hearing da…
Sound is produced
by a vibrating object
Sound waves are
longitudinal (particles parallel to direction of waves)
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Physics - Light and Sound
Uses
Luminous
Object reflects light
Light travels
Electromagnetic spectrum
Gives own light
Is visible when illuminated
Straight lines
Uses
Electromagnetic spectrum
Luminous
Gives own light
Physics-Light and Sound Vocab
pitch
decibel
longitudinal wave
acoustics
how high or low a note is being played, dependent on the freq…
unit used to measure sound level (dB)
wave vibrating in direction of propagation
science and technology of sound
pitch
how high or low a note is being played, dependent on the freq…
decibel
unit used to measure sound level (dB)
Physics: Light Vs. Sound
Reflected
Transmitted
Absorbed
Transparent
light bounces off a substance
light that passes though a substance
light that is taken in by a substance
transmits light clearly
Reflected
light bounces off a substance
Transmitted
light that passes though a substance
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Physics Sound & Light review
Diffraction
Refraction
Reflection
The speed of light
When a wave bends around a corner
When a wave moves through a different medium
When a wave bounces off of a barrier
Nothing faster than?
Diffraction
When a wave bends around a corner
Refraction
When a wave moves through a different medium
Science physics light & sound
Reflection
Refraction
Absorption
Prism
A transformation that "flips" a figure over a mirror or refle…
The bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one mediu…
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
A piece of glass that seperates white light into colors of th…
Reflection
A transformation that "flips" a figure over a mirror or refle…
Refraction
The bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one mediu…
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Physics Sound and Light
amplitude
wavelength
nodes
antinodes
refers to the distance from the midpoint to the crest of the…
the distance from the top of one crest to the top of the next…
points where the wave crosses the equilibrium line
located at the crest of the wave
amplitude
refers to the distance from the midpoint to the crest of the…
wavelength
the distance from the top of one crest to the top of the next…
Physics sound & light
Vibration
Wave
Period
Simple harmonic motion(oscillatory mot…
A repeating back and forth motion about an equilibrium position
A disturbance that is transmitted progressively from one plac…
The time of a back-and forth swing of the pendulum
The back-and-forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum
Vibration
A repeating back and forth motion about an equilibrium position
Wave
A disturbance that is transmitted progressively from one plac…
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sound and light vocab physics
infrasonic
ultrasonic
compression
rarefaction
Pitch too low for humans; below 20 Hz
Pitch too high for humans; above 20,000 Hz
A pulse of compressed air; opposite of rarefaction
disturbance in air im which thebpressure is lowered; opposite…
infrasonic
Pitch too low for humans; below 20 Hz
ultrasonic
Pitch too high for humans; above 20,000 Hz
Physics: Sound & Light
vibrating source, medium, something to…
compressions, rarefactions
matter
120 dB
3 things necessary to produce / hear sound
2 parts of sound wave
Amplitude is the amount of _____ in a wave.
threshold of pain
vibrating source, medium, something to…
3 things necessary to produce / hear sound
compressions, rarefactions
2 parts of sound wave
43 terms
Physics- Sound & Light
Sound
Acoustics
Loudness
Measuring Loudness
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
The study of sound
The measure of the strength, or amplitude, of a sound wave
Loudness is measured in decibels (dB), named for Alexander Gr…
Sound
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
Acoustics
The study of sound
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Physics: Light and Sound
concave
convex
angle of incidence =
refraction
caved in, upside down and smaller (from far away)
curved out, right side up and smaller
angle of reflection
the change in a wave's direction when it enters a new medium…
concave
caved in, upside down and smaller (from far away)
convex
curved out, right side up and smaller
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Physics Sound & Light
Medium and temperature
Pitch
Frequency
Energy of a wave
What two factors affect wave speed?
Measure of how high or low
What does pitch depend on?
What does loudness depend on?
Medium and temperature
What two factors affect wave speed?
Pitch
Measure of how high or low
Physical - Waves - light & sound
wavelength
Frequency
Amplitude
Rarefaction
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
the measure from the line of origin to the crest or the measu…
a part in a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread…
wavelength
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Frequency
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
Physical Sciences: Light & Sound
Light
Electromagnetic
Types
Points
Visible __, or the __energy we see, is only one small portion…
__ waves are generated by accelerating electric charges. For…
Radio waves, television waves, and microwaves are all __ of e…
In each wave pattern are high __ and low __
Light
Visible __, or the __energy we see, is only one small portion…
Electromagnetic
__ waves are generated by accelerating electric charges. For…
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Physics: sound, light, waves
Transverse wave
Longitudinal/ Compression wave
Standing wave
Shock wave
Wave with vibrations perpendicular to the direction the wave…
Wave with vibrations parallel to the direction the wave is mo…
Wave in which the locations of maximum and minimum air pressu…
Cone-shaped wave produced by an object moving at supersonic s…
Transverse wave
Wave with vibrations perpendicular to the direction the wave…
Longitudinal/ Compression wave
Wave with vibrations parallel to the direction the wave is mo…
71 terms
Physics- sound & light
What is sound produced by?
What is the speed of sound dependent/e…
When is it at highest speeds?
what is loudness determined by?
longitudinal waves that extend from vibrating source, spreads…
medium, nature of medium, temperature(higher temp=faster speed)
highest solids then liquids then gases (due to colliding part…
intensity of the sound
What is sound produced by?
longitudinal waves that extend from vibrating source, spreads…
What is the speed of sound dependent/e…
medium, nature of medium, temperature(higher temp=faster speed)
Physics-Waves: Sounds and Light
What is a wave?
Amplitude of a wave
What does the amplitude of a wave give?
Wavelength
A repeated disturbance that transports energy
•The maximum valuee* of a wave's disturbance ... •Distance from…
The "power" or "strength" of the wave
The distance between any two repeating points on a wave
What is a wave?
A repeated disturbance that transports energy
Amplitude of a wave
•The maximum valuee* of a wave's disturbance ... •Distance from…
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Physics Sound+Light Vocab
convex lens
concave lens
focal length
focal point
rays will converge; image is upright and magnified
rays will diverge; image is upright and diminished
distance between the center of the lens and the focal point
a point where rays meet after reflection or refraction
convex lens
rays will converge; image is upright and magnified
concave lens
rays will diverge; image is upright and diminished
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