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Vibration

Frequency

Amplitude

A wiggle in space and time caused by a disturbance or a vibrat…

A motion- back and forth

How frequent a vibration occurs, or the number of to-and-from…

magnitude (value) of distance from midpoint to crest to trough…

Wave

A wiggle in space and time caused by a disturbance or a vibrat…

Vibration

A motion- back and forth

Wave

Vibration

Frequency (f)

Period (T)

a wiggle in space and time, caused by a disturbance or vibrati…

back-and-forth motion, wiggle, shaking, oscillation, caused by…

how frequently a vibration occurs; number of cycles occurring…

time it takes for one complete cycle to occur (seconds/1 cycle…

Wave

a wiggle in space and time, caused by a disturbance or vibrati…

Vibration

back-and-forth motion, wiggle, shaking, oscillation, caused by…

resting position

(in the) state of equilibrium

wave

pulse

the position assumed by an object when it is not moving/vibrat…

experiencing a balance of forces

a disturbance that travels through a medium from one location…

a single disturbance moving through a medium from one location…

resting position

the position assumed by an object when it is not moving/vibrat…

(in the) state of equilibrium

experiencing a balance of forces

**Longitudinal**Waves

**Transverse**Waves

**V**(Velocity) =

**T**(Period)

**Oscillations**of particles/medium are

**parallel**to direction…

**Oscillations**of particles/medium are

**perpendicular**to dire…

**λf*** (Wavelength x Frequency)

**1/F**(1/Frequency)

**Longitudinal**Waves

**Oscillations**of particles/medium are

**parallel**to direction…

**Transverse**Waves

**Oscillations**of particles/medium are

**perpendicular**to dire…

Periodic Motion

Simple Harmonic Motion

Frequency

Period

Any motion that repeats itself

Any type of motion that repeats itself along the same path bec…

Number of cycles per unit of time (Hz)

Time for one cycle to occur

Periodic Motion

Any motion that repeats itself

Simple Harmonic Motion

Any type of motion that repeats itself along the same path bec…

What would a picture look like for two…

If you double the frequency of a pendul…

Which factor listed below has the great…

A decibel is a unit used to measure the:

Two waves with their crests and troughs constructively.

The period is .5 of original

Length

Loudness of sound (log scale of intensity)

What would a picture look like for two…

Two waves with their crests and troughs constructively.

If you double the frequency of a pendul…

The period is .5 of original

What would a picture look like for two…

If you double the frequency of a pendul…

Which factor has the greatest effect on…

A decibel is a unit used to measure the:

two waves with their crests and troughs constructively

the period is 0.5 of the original

length

loudness of sound (log scale of intensivity)

What would a picture look like for two…

two waves with their crests and troughs constructively

If you double the frequency of a pendul…

the period is 0.5 of the original

Wave

Vibration

Frequency

Amplitude

a wiggle in space and time

a wiggle in time

how frequently (how often) a vibration occurs: or the number o…

magnitude (value) of distance from midpoint to crest or through

Wave

a wiggle in space and time

Vibration

a wiggle in time

crest

line of equilibrium

amplitude

wavelength

=trough=antinode... the very top or bottom point of a wave

the center line upon which a wave lies

length of a wave from the line of equilibrium to the crest

the length of one full wave

crest

=trough=antinode... the very top or bottom point of a wave

line of equilibrium

the center line upon which a wave lies

How do you calculate wave speed?

About how fast does sound travel?

How does the noise of the sound affect…

What can change the speed of sound?

d/t

340 m/s

It does not loud and soft sounds travel at the same speed, noi…

Temperature, altitude, and the medium

How do you calculate wave speed?

d/t

About how fast does sound travel?

340 m/s

Examples of Oscillations

Equilibrium Point

Restoring Force

Acceleration

-Object on a string moving up/down... -Ball bearing side to side…

Where the object comes to rest

Brings object back to equilibrium point. ... Always acts in oppos…

Always acts in opposite direction to displacement

Examples of Oscillations

-Object on a string moving up/down... -Ball bearing side to side…

Equilibrium Point

Where the object comes to rest

What is indifference?

What is reverberation?

When two waves overlap it can be one of…

What is constructive interference?

When waves meet while traveling the same medium

the bouncing back & forth of echoes between two strong reflect…

Constructive interference, or destructive interference

The waves will add together to construct a greater amplitude w…

What is indifference?

When waves meet while traveling the same medium

What is reverberation?

the bouncing back & forth of echoes between two strong reflect…

What produces a wave?

Where does a wave come from?

What is a wave?

Equilibrium

A motion of disturbance

A particle which is moves away from its resting position

A disturbance that travels through a medium from one location…

Resting position

What produces a wave?

A motion of disturbance

Where does a wave come from?

A particle which is moves away from its resting position

**oscillatory motion**

periodic motion

period

amplitude

movement of an object back and forth between two opposing poin…

any motion that repeats in a regular cycle

time needed for an object to repeat one complete cycle of simp…

the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured fro…

**oscillatory motion**

movement of an object back and forth between two opposing poin…

periodic motion

any motion that repeats in a regular cycle

What is the velocity of a wave?

What is the symbol for wavelength?

What is the symbol for period?

What are two equations to find velocity?

length of pulse/time for pulse to move past a fixed point

λ

T

v = λ/t... v = fλ

What is the velocity of a wave?

length of pulse/time for pulse to move past a fixed point

What is the symbol for wavelength?

λ

Transverse Waves

longitudinal Waves

Ripple Waves , Water Waves And Waves On…

Shock Waves and Sound Waves

Oscillations are at right angles to the direction of energy tr…

Oscillations are parallel to direction of energy transfer

These are all Transverse Waves

These are all Longitudinal Waves

Transverse Waves

Oscillations are at right angles to the direction of energy tr…

longitudinal Waves

Oscillations are parallel to direction of energy transfer