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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.
Physics Waves- Vibrational Motion
resting position
(in the) state of equilibrium
wave
pulse
the position assumed by an object when it is not moving/vibra…
experiencing a balance of forces
a disturbance that travels through a medium from one location…
a single disturbance moving through a medium from one locatio…
resting position
the position assumed by an object when it is not moving/vibra…
(in the) state of equilibrium
experiencing a balance of forces
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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
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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
Vibrations and Waves (Simple Harmonic Motion)
What would a picture look like for two…
If you double the frequency of a pendu…
Which factor listed below has the grea…
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 pendu…
The period is .5 of original
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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…
Vibrations and Waves (Simple Harmonic Motion)
What would a picture look like for two…
If you double the frequency of a pendu…
Which factor has the greatest effect o…
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 pendu…
the period is 0.5 of the original
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…
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.
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
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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
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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
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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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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Wave Motion
mechanical waves
pulse
transverse wave
longitudinal (or compressional) wave
periodic vibratory disturbances in a medium
a single vibratory disturbance
a wave whose vibrations are perpendicular to the direction of…
a wave whose vibrations are parallel to the direction of motion
mechanical waves
periodic vibratory disturbances in a medium
pulse
a single vibratory disturbance
19 terms
Wave Behavior
Wave
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic wave
Transverse waves
is a disturbance that carries energy from one place to anothe…
waves that require a medium through which to travel
a wave (as a radio wave, wave of visible light, or X-ray) tha…
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
Wave
is a disturbance that carries energy from one place to anothe…
Mechanical waves
waves that require a medium through which to travel
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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…
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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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…
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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…
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 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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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
Mechanical wave
a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking…
the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or…
any material that a wave travels through
...
wave
a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking…
energy
the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or…
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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
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
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…
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…
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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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 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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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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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.
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…
wave vocabulary
wave
energy
medium
Mechanical wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the ability to do work
any material that a wave travels through
requires a medium to travel through
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
energy
the ability to do work
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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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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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Wave Vocabulary
absorption
Amplitude
crest
diffraction
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Highest part of a wave
Bending waves around barriers (this occurs to a greater degre…
absorption
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
Amplitude
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Wave motion
Amplitude
Peak/Crest
Trough
Period
Height from axis to top of sine wave
Top of wave
Bottom of wave
Time to go through 1 cycle on a sine wave, usually measured p…
Amplitude
Height from axis to top of sine wave
Peak/Crest
Top of wave
Wave Motion
Vibration
Wave
Mechanical Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
a wiggle in time
a wiggle in time and space
needs a medium, cannot be produced in a vacuum since there is…
travel at the speed of light in a vacuum
Vibration
a wiggle in time
Wave
a wiggle in time and space
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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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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
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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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
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
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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