Exploring Waves LAB (Valentin & Amy)

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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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