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P19-03: Wave Motion

P19-03: Wave Motion

Description:

Wave types, how they move, just what DOES move, and how this helps us in odd ways are all covered in this lesson.

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Tutorial

ASSIGNMENT

There are a lot of aids for this lesson; not that it's terribly confusing, but it's a bit better to play with some simulations to really let it sink in.  Firstly, there are two videos below: mine and the author's.  Secondly, Lesson Two of the TUTORIAL should be done now.  Thirdly, here is an excellent SCREENCAST on types of waves.  Finally, here is an INTERACTIVE FIGURE that links frequency and wavelength together.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Wave Motion

Author's Description of Wave Types

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.