11 Check for understanding…. Move a rope up and down and observe the waves.How does the direction of the wave compare with the direction in which the rope moves?Create a human wave like at a ball game.How does the direction of the wave compare with the direction in which the wave moves?In a transverse wave , the particle motion is perpendicular to the direction of the wave velocity. A transverse wave may be created by shaking one end of a rope up and down or side to side. One example is a ripple on a pond.
12 Longitudinal Waves =A longitudinal wave is a wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to the direction of the wave.parallel circuit parallel port parallel planting
17 Check for Understanding: What are compressions and rarefactions in Longitudinal Waves? An area where the particles are spaced close together is called a compression.An area in a medium where particles are spread out is called a rarefaction.
18 Surface WavesSurface waves are combinations of transverse and longitudinal waves. These waves occur at the surface between two mediums, such as water and air. Up-and-down motion combines with back-and-forth motion. The combination produces circular motion.
20 Surface WaveA surface wave is a wave that travels along a surface separating two media.
21 A surface wave is a wave that travels along a surface separating two media, such as water and air.
22 Check for Understanding Surface Waves Where do surface waves occur?…at the surface between two mediums.How do surface waves move?…up and down like a transverse wave on a rope, and back and forth like coils in a spring.
23 Vocabulary: Properties of Mechanical Waves The wavelength, λ is the distance from any point on the wave to the adjacent point(one complete wave).The amplitude of a wave is the maximum height of the wave. The amplitude does not affect the wave speed.The frequency, Hz of a wave is the number of oscillations of cycles during an amount of time, usually a second. Frequency is measured in Hertz. One hertz is one cycle per second.The period of a wave is the time it takes for the wave to travel a distance of one wavelength.
26 Wave examples which illustrate the definitions http://paws. kettering Transverse WavesLongitudinal WavesSurface Waves
27 Where do waves get their energy? A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place. A source of energy that causes a medium to vibrate.Where do waves get their energy?Transverse- human wave; shaking a ropeLongitudinal- coiled spring; soundSurface- ocean waveGive examples of the 3 main types of waves.Solid Medium (e.g. land)Gas Medium (e.g. air)Liquid Medium (e.g. water)How are mechanical waves carried?