Waves- waves and vibrations

  • Created by: Laila001
  • Created on: 26-03-18 21:15
  • waves that pass through a substance are vibrations which pass through that substance. 
  • an example of these are sound waves, sesmic waves and waves on a string, these are all waves which pass through a substance.
  • these types of wave are often referred to as Mechanical waves
  • when waves progress through a substance, the particles vibrate in a ceartin way which makes nearby particales vibrate in the same way and so on.. 

Electromagnetic waves 

  • oscillating electric and magnetic fields that progress through


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