Iona Prep Physics
Assignment: Wave Types
- Read pages 470,471
- Know, understand, and write in your notebook the definitions of oscillation,
longitudinal wave, transverse wave.
- Answer the questions below on a piece of paper to be handed in.
1. Would the wave or pulse shown above be called longitudinal or transverse?
Explain your reasoning.
Assignment: These questions refer to the animation shown above. (No animals
were harmed in the production of the animation!)
2. Waves and pulses carry energy. Is it evident that energy was transported
along the rope? Explain your reasoning.
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