Wave Phenomena- Part 1

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Pulse Wave- A non-repeating wave; single disturbance

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Periodic Wave- Wave recurring at regular intervals; requires regularly repeating disturbances.

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Traverse Wave- Spring is pulled sideways; disturbance is at a right angle the wave will travel.

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Longitudinal Wave- Several turns of the spring are compressed; disturbance is at the same direction as the direction of travel.

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