Physics Unit 2

Physics unit 2 waves.

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Amplitude, y

Is the maximum displacement of a particle from the midpoint of the oscillation. Unit: metre (m).

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Period, T

The time taken for one complete oscillation. Unit: seconds (s).

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Frequency, f

The number of oscillations per second. Unit: hertz (Hz).

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Wave speed, v

The distance travelled by the wave each second. Unit: metres per second (m/s).

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Wavelength, Lambda

The distance between consecutive points at which the oscillations aware in phase. Unit: metre (m).

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