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Wave A disturbance that moves through matter or space
Transverse Wave Causes particles in matter to move back and forth at right angles
Compressional wave Causes particles in matter to move back and forth along the same direction
Wavelength The distance between one point on a wave and nearest point moving with the same speed and direction
Frequency The number of wavelengths that pass by a point each second
Law of Reflection The angle that the incoming wave makes with the normal equals the angle that the outgoing wave makes with the normal
Refraction The change in direction of wave when it changes speed as it travels from one material to another
Diffraction Bending of waves around an object
Loudness As the amplitude (energy) increases the sound gets louder
Pitch As the amplitude (energy) decreases the sound gets softer
Echo Location
Echo A reflected sound wave
Doppler Effect
Created by: vjuarez1