Waves

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim
Chapter
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (PAMAS)

Abstract

After reading this chapter you should
  • know that waves transfer energy

  • know the difference between longitudinal and transverse waves

  • know what determines the frequency and speed of waves

  • be able to apply the wave equation

  • understand wave behaviour in reflection, refraction, diffraction and interference.

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Copyright information

© M. J. Harrison, F. R. McKim 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim

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