What Are Mechanical Waves?


Mechanical waves are local oscillation of material that require a hyper medium. A slinky or sound waves are considered a medium. Mechanical waves need an input of energy in order to form.
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Transverse Wave. With transverse waves, the particles being affected move in a way that is perpendicular to the energy's direction. For example, if a medium such as a slinky is extended
A mechanical wave is a disturbance that moves through a medium. The medium itself doesn't go anywhere. It's all energy with atoms and molecules.
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) A theory that ascribes characteristics of waves to subatomic particles and attempts to interpret physical phenomena on this basis.
The Wave Mechanical Model accurately predicted the behavior of every electron in
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