Waves Flashcards Preview

Physics > Waves > Flashcards

Flashcards in Waves Deck (11):
1

prefix for kilo

x10 3

2

prefix for mega

x10 6

3

prefix for giga

x10 9

4

prefix for nano

x10 -9

5

prefix for micro

x10 -6

6

prefix for milli

x10 -3

7

what are the two types of waves

longitudinal
transverse

8

how does a transverse wave move

energy moves side to side, partials move up and down

9

how does a longitudinal wave move

energy and particles move in the same direction

10

equation for wave speed

v=f landa

11

equation for time period

T= 1/f