Flashcards in Chapter 22 Test Review Deck (13)
Which type of waves do not need a medium to travel through?
Which type of wave's particles vibrate perpendicular (90 degree angles) to the direction the wave travels?
What wave moves through a series of compressions and rarefactions (Crowding together and being scattered out)
What is the distance from the midline to either the crest or trough called?
What is the highest point of a transverse wave?
What is the lowest point of a tranverse wave?
Larger amplitude means
More energy being carried
Longer wavelength means...
Less energy is being carried
Smaller wavelength means...
More energy being transferred
When particles are crowded together, what is it called?
when particles are spread apart, it is called a....
What is one hertz equal to?
One wave per second