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Waves are caused by vibrating particles.
Progressive waves transfer energy.
Waves are called mechanical if they
require a medium to travel through them
Longitudinal Waves: parallel to the
direction moved by the wave (Sound
Transverse Waves: at right angles to the
direction being moved in…read more
A Transverse Wave
Displacement: Distance from the equlibrium point to a point on
Wavelength: Maximum distance. One trough and one peak.
Amplitude: Point of Maximum displacement
Period: Time taken for one complete oscillation to occur
Frequency: The number of oscillations that pass through a point
in a given time.…read more