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Waves: Vibrational Motion
vibration
How do we see the world around us?... How…
resting position/equilibrium position:
forced vibration:
back and forth motion of an object
light waves... sound waves.
not vibrating., state of equilibrium, balance of forces
the force that sets an otherwise resting object into motion.
vibration
back and forth motion of an object
How do we see the world around us?... How…
light waves... sound waves.
21 terms
Waves and Vibrational Motion
vibration
wave
sine curve
crest
a wiggle in time caused by a force
a wiggle in space and time caused by vibration
a pictorial representation of waves
highest point of a wave
vibration
a wiggle in time caused by a force
wave
a wiggle in space and time caused by vibration
21 terms
Ch. 19 Waves and Vibrational Motion
wave
vibration
frequency (f)
amplitude
- A wiggle in space and time ... - Caused by vibration... - Energy…
- A wiggle in time ... - Causes a wave ... - Caused by force ... - Vib…
- How frequently a vibration occurs, or the number of to-and-…
- Magnitude (value) of distance from midpoint to crest or tro…
wave
- A wiggle in space and time ... - Caused by vibration... - Energy…
vibration
- A wiggle in time ... - Causes a wave ... - Caused by force ... - Vib…
21 terms
Chapter 19 Waves and Vibrational Motion
vibration
wave
sine curve
crest
a wiggle in time
a wiggle in space and time
a pictorial representation of waves
highest point of a wave
vibration
a wiggle in time
wave
a wiggle in space and time
21 terms
Chapter 19 Waves and Vibrational Motion
vibration
wave
sine curve
crest
a wiggle in time
a wiggle in space and time
a pictorial representation of waves
highest point of a wave
vibration
a wiggle in time
wave
a wiggle in space and time
21 terms
Chapter 19: Waves and Vibrational Motion
Wave
Vibration
Frequency (F)
Amplitude
A "wiggle in space and time"; a regularly repeating disturban…
Oscillation; a repeating to-and-fro motion about an equilibri…
For a vibrating body or medium, the number of vibrations per…
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Wave
A "wiggle in space and time"; a regularly repeating disturban…
Vibration
Oscillation; a repeating to-and-fro motion about an equilibri…
21 terms
Physics Waves and Vibrational Motion Study Guide
Wave
Vibration
Frequency
Amplitude
a wiggle in space and time
a wiggle in time
how frequently (how often) a vibration occurs: or the number…
magnitude (value) of distance from midpoint to crest or through
Wave
a wiggle in space and time
Vibration
a wiggle in time
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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.
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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…
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Wave Motion Definitions
Wave
Vibration
Period
Trough
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
The time that it takes a complete cycle or wave oscillation t…
Lowest point of a wave
Wave
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
Vibration
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
30 terms
crave the wave
wave
oscillation
vibration
wave energy
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
one complete back-and-forth motion of an object
energy that is carried away from its source by a wave
wave
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
oscillation
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
12 terms
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.
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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
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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.
12 terms
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.
13 terms
Wave Vocabulary
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
medium
vibrate
A wave that moves back and forth perpendicular to the directi…
waves that move back and forth in the same direction as the w…
The material (matter) a wave travels through. Mechanical wave…
The back and forth motion an object makes. The strings on a g…
transverse wave
A wave that moves back and forth perpendicular to the directi…
longitudinal wave
waves that move back and forth in the same direction as the w…
35 terms
Waves & Vibrations
Crest
Trough
Equilibrium position/Direction of Travel
Medium
Highest point of a transverse wave
Lowest point of a transverse wave
Also called line of rest- midpoint of transverse wave, perpen…
Substance through which a wave travels
Crest
Highest point of a transverse wave
Trough
Lowest point of a transverse wave
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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…
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Wave Motion
What is a Mechanical Wave?
Examples of Mechanical Waves
What are Electromagnetic Waves?
What is a Transverse Wave?
A Travelling Mechanical Wave is a disturbance carrying energy…
Water waves Waves at sea ... Waves on a rope Waves on a spring…
Electromagnetic Waves are energy transmitted from one place t…
A Transverse Wave is a wave where the direction of vibration…
What is a Mechanical Wave?
A Travelling Mechanical Wave is a disturbance carrying energy…
Examples of Mechanical Waves
Water waves Waves at sea ... Waves on a rope Waves on a spring…
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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
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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
15 terms
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 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…
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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…
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Wave and Motion # 1
convection
conduction
radiation
wave properties
Heat transfer in a gas or liquid by the circulation of curren…
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or…
frequency, wavelength, amplitude and period.
convection
Heat transfer in a gas or liquid by the circulation of curren…
conduction
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
25 terms
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…
Wave Study Guide
Rubens Tube
Vibration
Wave
Mechanical wave
apparatus showcasing standing waves of sound in fire, invente…
a wiggle in time, back and forth/up and down, simple harmonic…
a wiggle in space AND time, back and forth motion going from…
wave transfers energy through a medium
Rubens Tube
apparatus showcasing standing waves of sound in fire, invente…
Vibration
a wiggle in time, back and forth/up and down, simple harmonic…
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Intro 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…
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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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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.
22 terms
Wave Review
Mechanical wave
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A wave that moves the medium at right angles to the direction…
A wave that moves the medium in the same direction in which t…
The height of a transverse wave.
Mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Transverse Wave
A wave that moves the medium at right angles to the direction…
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Wave Pictures
A disturbance that transfers energy fr…
Highest point of a wave
The ability to do work
The material through which a wave trav…
Wave
Crest
Energy
Medium
A disturbance that transfers energy fr…
Wave
Highest point of a wave
Crest
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Wave Vocabulary
wave
energy
medium
mechanical waves
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium
wave
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
energy
ability to do work
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Week 10- Wave Properties
mechanical wave
medium
transverse wave
compression
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
Material through which a wave travels
A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direc…
An area where the particles in a medium are spaced close toge…
mechanical wave
a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to…
medium
Material through which a wave travels
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Berryhill 6th Grade Wave Energy
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Crest
Trough
The motion of the medium is perpendicular to the motion of th…
The motion of the medium is parallel to the motion of the wav…
The highest point on a transverse wave
The lowest point on a transverse wave
Transverse Wave
The motion of the medium is perpendicular to the motion of th…
Longitudinal Wave
The motion of the medium is parallel to the motion of the wav…
WAVE VOCABULARY
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Waves
Disturbance that transfers energy from place to place. (with…
The ability to do work
The material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium through which to travel
Wave
Disturbance that transfers energy from place to place. (with…
Energy
The ability to do work
31 terms
Wave Basics
Term
Wave
Simple Harmonic Motion
amplitude
Description 1 (definition)
the motion of a disturbance
Any periodic motion that is the result of a restoring force t…
The maximum displacement from equilibrium
Term
Description 1 (definition)
Wave
the motion of a disturbance
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crave the wave 3
wave
oscillation
vibration
wave energy
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
one complete back-and-forth motion of an object
energy that is carried away from its source by a wave
wave
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
oscillation
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
22 terms
Vibrations & Waves
vibration
wave
sine curve
period
a periodic wiggle in time
a periodic wiggle in both space AND time
a pictorial representation of a wave produced by simple harmo…
the time it takes for one complete cycle/vibration
vibration
a periodic wiggle in time
wave
a periodic wiggle in both space AND time
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WAVE REVIEW
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.
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
31 terms
Wave Study Guide
Rubens Tube
Vibration
Wave
Mechanical wave
apparatus showcasing standing waves of sound in fire, invente…
a wiggle in time, back and forth/up and down, simple harmonic…
a wiggle in space AND time, back and forth motion going from…
wave transfers energy through a medium
Rubens Tube
apparatus showcasing standing waves of sound in fire, invente…
Vibration
a wiggle in time, back and forth/up and down, simple harmonic…
23 terms
Wave Vocabulary
wave
energy
medium
mechanical waves
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium
wave
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
energy
ability to do work
7 terms
Wave motion
What is a Mechanical Wave?
Examples of Mechanical Waves
What are Electromagnetic Waves?
What is a Transverse Wave?
A Travelling Mechanical Wave is a disturbance carrying energy…
Water waves, Waves at sea ... Waves on a rope, Waves on a spring…
Electromagnetic Waves are energy transmitted from one place t…
A Transverse Wave is a wave where the direction of vibration…
What is a Mechanical Wave?
A Travelling Mechanical Wave is a disturbance carrying energy…
Examples of Mechanical Waves
Water waves, Waves at sea ... Waves on a rope, Waves on a spring…
13 terms
Wave Vocabulary
wave
wavelength
crest
trough
a repeating disturbance or vibration that transfers or moves…
a measure of the distance from the crest on one wave to the c…
The highest point of a transverse wave.
The lowest point of a transverse wave.
wave
a repeating disturbance or vibration that transfers or moves…
wavelength
a measure of the distance from the crest on one wave to the c…
Wave Properties
amplitude
wavelength
frequency
transverse wave
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
distance from any point on one wave to a corresponding point…
the number of complete waves that pass a point in a certain a…
a wave that moves at right angles or perpendicular to the dir…
amplitude
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
wavelength
distance from any point on one wave to a corresponding point…
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Wave
Wave
Energy
Medium
Vibration
Disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
The ability to do work
The material that requires a medium through which to travel
Repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
Wave
Disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
Energy
The ability to do work
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Crave the Wave Science Olympiad
linear motion
harmonic motion
cycle
pendulum
motion that goes from one place to another without repeating
motion that repeats in cycles
a unit of motion that repeats
a device that swings back and forth due to the force of gravity
linear motion
motion that goes from one place to another without repeating
harmonic motion
motion that repeats in cycles
23 terms
Wave Vocabulary
wave
wavelength
trough
crest
a disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space
distance from crest to crest, trough to trough or rest point…
the bottom of a transverse wave
top of a transverse wave
wave
a disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space
wavelength
distance from crest to crest, trough to trough or rest point…
Wave Vocabulary
wave
energy
medium
mechanical waves
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium
wave
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
energy
ability to do work
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