AS Wave Basics and Keywords


Wave Basics and Keywords

A wave transfers enrgy without transferreing matter there are two types of progressive waves:

  • Transverse Waves  

A type of progressive wave that osscilates peripendiculary to the direction of movement of energy. They form with crests and troughs. 

        e.g: Electromagentic spectrum waves and water waves 

  • Longitudinal Waves 

A type of progressive wave that oscillates parallel to the direction if movment of energy, they from with compresions and rarefactions in which a compression is an area…


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