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TermDefinition
Transverse Wave The particles in the medium move perpendicularly from the waves direction
Crest The highest point on a transverse wave
Wavelength The distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Amplitude The height from the resting point to the crest or trough
Trough The lowest point on a transverse wave
High frequency means bigger/short wavelength short
Frequency Number of waves per second
Longitudinal Wave The particles of the medium move parallel to the direction the wave is moving
Compression Where the wave comes together or becomes more compact
Refraction Where the wave expands after the compression
Power P= W/T
Work W=F x D
W: 50 J T: 25 sec. P? P:2
Resting point The line in the middle of the wave
Medium The material a wave passes through
Wave A way of movement
Mechanical waves Waves that require a medium
Electromagnetic Waves waves that don't need a medium
What type of wave is a sound wave? Mechanical wave
What type of wave are microwaves? Electromagnetic Waves
Hertz The measurement of frequency
Force A push or pull exerted on an object
What do we measure work in? Joules
What do we measure power in? Watts
Name what the names of the 3 mediums are Solid,Liquid,and Gas
Transverse waves are Mechanical or Electromagnetic Waves? Electromagnetic Waves
Longitudinal Waves are Mechanical or Electromagnetic Waves? Mechanical Waves
Created by: PrinceNaigow