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Longitudinal waves
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Waves where the disturbance moves in the same direction as th…
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
9 terms
Transverse or Longitudinal wave.
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
surface wave
a sound wave
the wave created by moving the end of a spring toy up and down.
the wave created by moving the end of spring toy back and for…
an ocean wave
longitudinal wave
a sound wave
transverse wave
the wave created by moving the end of a spring toy up and down.
6 terms
properties of waves
two types of waves
a wave in which the particles move per…
a wave in which the particles of the m…
a part of the longitudinal wave where…
transverse waves and longitude waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
compression
two types of waves
transverse waves and longitude waves
a wave in which the particles move per…
transverse wave
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Transverse vs Longitudinal Wave
Transverse
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Particles move perpendicular to direction of wave.
Particles move parallel to direction of wave.
Sound Wave
Electromagnetic Waves
Transverse
Particles move perpendicular to direction of wave.
Longitudinal
Particles move parallel to direction of wave.
6 terms
Properties of Waves
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
compression
two types of waves:
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
the part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowd together
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
two types of waves:
longitudinal wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
study guide
transverse and longitudinal
transverse
sound
longitudinal
2 types of waves:__________,____________
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
example of longitudinal waves:
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
transverse and longitudinal
2 types of waves:__________,____________
transverse
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
Lesson 1 Vocab
Wave
Medium
Longitudinal wave
Transverse wave
...
...
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
...
Wave
...
Medium
...
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Making Waves Comparing Transverse and Longitudinal Waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
wavelength
frequency
A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direc…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
The distance between crests and troughs of waves, such as tho…
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a cer…
transverse wave
A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direc…
longitudinal wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
science vocab waves study!!
mechanical wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
sound wave
waves that need a medium
wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicular…
wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel to…
a longitudinal wave caused by vibrations and travels through…
mechanical wave
waves that need a medium
transverse wave
wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicular…
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Types of Waves
sine wave
longitudinal wave
compression
rarefaction
mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscilla…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
a part in a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread…
sine wave
mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscilla…
longitudinal wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
13 terms
Wave Excitement
wave
medium
transverse wave
compressional / longitudinal wave
transmission of energy through a medium
what the wave travels through
A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direc…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
wave
transmission of energy through a medium
medium
what the wave travels through
9 terms
Wave Parts
Wave
oscillate
amplitude
wavelength
Repeating movements of energy through matter
to move back and forth
Half of the wave height
Distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Wave
Repeating movements of energy through matter
oscillate
to move back and forth
waves vocab and wave diagram
wave
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave example
disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
vibration of the medium is parallel to the direction the wave…
wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to dir…
a slinky
wave
disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
longitudinal wave
vibration of the medium is parallel to the direction the wave…
Wave Vocabulary #1
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
Either the distance between the crest of one wave and the cre…
Ability to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
wave
Either the distance between the crest of one wave and the cre…
energy
Ability to do work
Waves Set 1
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance that carries energy from 1 place to another
Ability to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium to travel through
Wave
a disturbance that carries energy from 1 place to another
Energy
Ability to do work
SOUND
VIBRATIONS
ELASTICITY
MEDIUM
WAVE
The rapid movement of an object back and forth.
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Material through which a wave travels
A disturbance that travels through space and matter
VIBRATIONS
The rapid movement of an object back and forth.
ELASTICITY
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that m…
Ability to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Wave
a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that m…
Energy
Ability to do work
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Longitudinal and Transverse Waves
amplitude
crest
trough
transverse waves
Height of a wave.
Highest point of a wave.
Lowest point of a wave
Waves where particles vibrate in a different direction (perpe…
amplitude
Height of a wave.
crest
Highest point of a wave.
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Wave Vocabulary
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
the ability to do work or cause change.
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 or cause change.
Basic Wave Vocabulary
energy
wave
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
the capacity to do work
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas
a wave that requires a medium
a wave that consists of electric and magnetic fields that vib…
energy
the capacity to do work
wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas
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Wave definitions
Wavelength
Amplitude
Crest
Trough
the distance from one wave of energy to another as it is trav…
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of som…
the top of a wave
the low point of a wave
Wavelength
the distance from one wave of energy to another as it is trav…
Amplitude
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of som…
5 terms
Properties of Waves
Two types of waves are...
A wave in which the particles move per…
A part of a longitudinal wave where pa…
Rarefaction happens where the parts cr…
Transverse Waves and Longitudinal Waves.
Transverse wave
Compression
Longitudinal Wave
Two types of waves are...
Transverse Waves and Longitudinal Waves.
A wave in which the particles move per…
Transverse wave
5 terms
What are Waves?
Wave
Mechanical wave
Vibration
Transverse wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion.
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Physics Wave Part 1
mechanical waves
medium
electromagnetic wave
longitudinal wave
waves that require a medium through which to travel
Material through which a wave travels
can travel without medium, very fast, visible or invisible
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
mechanical waves
waves that require a medium through which to travel
medium
Material through which a wave travels
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The Nature of Waves
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Electromagnetic waves
Any disturbance that transmits energy.
Physical environment in which phenomena occur.
A type of wave that requires a medium.
A type of wave that does not require any type of medium. Exam…
Wave
Any disturbance that transmits energy.
Medium
Physical environment in which phenomena occur.
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1.1 Waves
wave
medium
mechanical wave
transverse wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
medium
Material through which a wave travels
6 terms
properties of waves
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
compression
are two types of waves
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowed together
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
are two types of waves
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
Wave Types and Measures
Period
Period
Frequency
Period
Shortest time interval during which the wave motion repeats
Seconds per wave
Inverse of period
Inverse of frequency
Period
Shortest time interval during which the wave motion repeats
Period
Seconds per wave
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properties of waves
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
compression
are two types of waves
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowed together
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
are two types of waves
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
7 terms
Waves
Waves
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Crest
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space.
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
the highest point of a wave
Waves
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space.
Transverse wave
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
10 terms
Waves Illustrated Key Terms part I
energy
vibration
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
Ability to do work
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
energy
Ability to do work
vibration
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
Wave Vocabulary
Waves
Electromagnetic
Mechanical
Vibration
A disturbance that transfers enerny from place to place.
A wave that contains a electric field and magnetic field and…
Energy is transferred by vibration of a medium
The act of vibrating
Waves
A disturbance that transfers enerny from place to place.
Electromagnetic
A wave that contains a electric field and magnetic field and…
Mechanical Waves and Sound
Types of Mechanical Waves
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
Surface Waves
Transverse, Longitudinal, and Surface.
Causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
A wave that travels along a surface separating two medias.
Types of Mechanical Waves
Transverse, Longitudinal, and Surface.
Transverse waves
Causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
Wave Vocabulary
transverse waves
longitudinal wave
wavelength
amplitude
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Height of wave -Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest…
transverse waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
longitudinal wave
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
Waves Glossary
Medium
longitudinal waves
transverse waves
mechanical waves
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Medium
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
longitudinal waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
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Waves (mod)
Medium
Transverse Waves
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave that vibrates the medium at right angles to the direct…
A wave that vibrates the medium in the same direction in whic…
The maximum distance the medium vibrates from the rest positi…
Medium
The material through which a wave travels.
Transverse Waves
A wave that vibrates the medium at right angles to the direct…
properties of waves
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
transverse waves
longitudinal waves
compresion
are two types of waves.
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowd together is c…
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
are two types of waves.
transverse waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
Waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium through which to travel
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
energy
the ability to do work
6 terms
Properties of waves
Transverse and Longitudinal waves
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Compression
Two types of waves are ______________ _________________?
A wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowd together is c…
Transverse and Longitudinal waves
Two types of waves are ______________ _________________?
Transverse Wave
A wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
Unit 2a Vocab
Longitudinal wave
Medium
Mechanical Waves
Trough
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
Material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium
Lowest point of a wave
Longitudinal wave
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
Medium
Material through which a wave travels
Vibrations and Waves
Period of a wave
Wavelength
Transverse wave
Light and radio waves
The time it takes for one complete back-and-forth vibration
The distance between successive identical parts of the wave
The medium moves at right angles to the direction in which th…
Electromagnetic transverse waves
Period of a wave
The time it takes for one complete back-and-forth vibration
Wavelength
The distance between successive identical parts of the wave
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properties of waves
Transverse waves and longitudinal waves
Transverse waves
longitudinal waves
compresion
are two types of waves.
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowd together is c…
Transverse waves and longitudinal waves
are two types of waves.
Transverse waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
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Waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
sound waves
trough
causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
causes the medium to vibrate parallel to the direction the wa…
longitudinal waves
lowest point of a wave
transverse wave
causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
longitudinal wave
causes the medium to vibrate parallel to the direction the wa…
waves
how are waves created
vibration
three types of waves
transverse waves
when a source of energy causes a medium to vibrate
repeated back and forth or up and down motion
transverse, longitudinal, and surface waves
waves that move the medium in a direction perpendicular, or a…
how are waves created
when a source of energy causes a medium to vibrate
vibration
repeated back and forth or up and down motion
Wave Guide
Wavelenght
Crest
Trough
Frequency
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
Highest point of a wave
Lowest part of the wave
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
Wavelenght
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
Crest
Highest point of a wave
Characteristics of Waves (1.1)
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work or cause change
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 or cause change
Waves
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
transverse
a physical environment in which pheomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fie…
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
medium
a physical environment in which pheomena occur
mechanical wave
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
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Combo Wave Properties & Sound
mechanical wave
compression wave
sound wave
longitudinal wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
A longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that tra…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
compression wave
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
Lesson 1 wave
wave
medium
Longitudinal Wave
Transverse Wave
Waves Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place t…
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
wave
Waves Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place t…
medium
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
6 terms
10-1
Wave
Medium
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic waves
Disturbance that carries energy through matter or spacey
Matter through which waves travel
Waves that require a medium through which to travel
Disturbance in electric and magnetic fields and that does not…
Wave
Disturbance that carries energy through matter or spacey
Medium
Matter through which waves travel
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