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Mechanical Waves

17.1 Mechanical Waves

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What is a mechanical Wave A disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to another.
What are the main types of mechanical waves? Transverse, Longitudinal, and Surface
How are mechanical waves created? When a source of energy causes a vibration to travel through a medium.
How are mechanical waves classified? By the way they move through a medium.
Name 3 characteristics of a mechanical wave The constist disturbance, they transport energy, and they are created by a vibrating source.
Created by: cailancarter14