# P1

HideShow resource information
• Created by: Rebecca
• Created on: 31-03-14 16:47
WAVELENGTH
The distance from one peak to the next peak.
1 of 10
FREQUENCY
How many complete waves there are per second (measured in Hertz)
2 of 10
AMPLITUDE
The heigh of the wave from the mid-line to the peak.
3 of 10
SPEED EQUATIONS
Speed= Frequency x Wavelength OR Speed= Distance/ Time
4 of 10
TRANSVERSE WAVES
The vibrations are at 90° to the direction of travel.
5 of 10
EXAMPLES OF TRANVERSE WAVES
All waves on the electromagnetic spectrum including light and S-Waves.
6 of 10
LONGITUDINAL WAVES
The vibrations are along the same direction as the wave is travelling.
7 of 10
EXAMPLES OF LONGITUDINAL WAVES
Sound, ultrasound and P-Waves.
8 of 10
What do waves do?
Waves transfer energy and information without transferring matter.
9 of 10
OSCILLOSCOPES
Always show things as tranverse waves- even sound
10 of 10

## Other cards in this set

### Card 2

#### Front

How many complete waves there are per second (measured in Hertz)

FREQUENCY

### Card 3

#### Front

The heigh of the wave from the mid-line to the peak.

### Card 4

#### Front

Speed= Frequency x Wavelength OR Speed= Distance/ Time

### Card 5

#### Front

The vibrations are at 90° to the direction of travel.