2. Transversevibrational disturbance which is perpendicular to the direction in which the wave travels

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Transverse Wave

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St. Mary's H.S. Physics

 

 

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St. Mary's H.S. Physics

 

 

 

 

 

Longitudinal, Transverse?

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Transverse Waves
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Unlike longitudinal waves,
transverse waves can be
oriented
 in many different planes.

 

 

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St. Mary's H.S. Physics

 

 

 

Ex) water waves, seismic waves, electromagnetic waves
(light, microwaves, radio waves)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electromagnetic Wave
Santa Barbara City College

Vibrating Charges
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Physics 2000

 

 

 

 

 

Ex) Longitudinal, Transverse?

 

 

 

 

Transverse

(Vibration perpendicular to
wave travel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Longitudinal, Transverse?

 

b) Which 2 letters  show one wavelength?

c) How does this medium move?

 

 

 

 

 

A and C, choice D 

  Characteristics
 of Waves
 

 

 

 

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