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Introduction to Waves and Wave Types

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What is the maximum displacement of the disturbance from the equilibrium position called?

What is the term for the highest point in a wave?

What is the term for the lowest point in a wave?

What is the term for the length of the wave between two crests or two troughs?

In which type of wave does the medium oscillate parallel to the direction of the wave pulse?

What is Compression?

In which type of wave does the medium oscillate perpendicular to the direction of the wave pulse?

What's Rarefaction?

Example of longitudinal wave.

Example of Transverse wave?

What's a Period? Symbol? Unit? Formula?

What's Sound?

What's Frequency? Symbol? Unit? Formula?

What's Longitudinal wave pattern?

How do High & Low pressure are caused?

Sound waves speed in liquid, gas & s solid (from slowest to fastest)

Warner temperatures = sound travel fast

What is an echo?

Humans hear sound between

What's Pitch?

Lower the pitch = Higher the frequency

When does Doppler effect occur?

As source approaches, waves get __________ (λ ______)

As source passes by, waves are ____________________ (λ ______________)

What is the only thing that changes in Doppler effect?

What's Mach Speed?

What's Sonic Boom?

What's mach cone?

How do noise cancellation work?

Infrasound?

Ultrasound?

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This quiz provides an introduction to the concept of waves, including their characteristics and types. It covers the definition of waves, their behavior, and the distinction between transverse waves and other types.

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