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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longitudinal_wave

Longitudinal waves are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of propagation of the wave. Mechanical longitudinal waves are also called compressional or compression waves, because they ... rarefaction when traveling through a medium, and pressure waves, because ...

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We know that a mechanical wave requires a medium through which to travel. The source puts the energy into the medium, and it propagates. A sound wave is a ...

www.physicsclassroom.com/class/waves/Lesson-1/What-is-a-Wave

A wave can be described as a disturbance that travels through a medium from .... The gull or duck is not transported to the shore because the water on which it ...

www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=intro-to-waves-quiz

As a wave moves through a medium, the individual particles of the medium move ... Mechanical waves propagate or move through a medium because ______.

science.nasa.gov/ems/02_anatomy

These mechanical waves travel through a medium by causing the molecules to ... waves cannot travel in the vacuum of space because there is no medium to ...

studylib.net/doc/5885923/wave-quiz-review-

F As the teacher talks, students hear the voice because particles of air move from the mouth of ... Mechanical waves propagate or move through a medium because ... The sound waves travel at 1210 m/s through the water and require 0.020 ...

www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/Dispersion/dispersion.html

Dispersion causes the shape of a wave pulse to change as it travels ... medium is called a non-dispersive medium and waves traveling through this medium will ...

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For a sound wave traveling through air, the vibrations of the particles are best ... Sound waves in air (and any fluid medium) are longitudinal waves because ...

www.universalclass.com/articles/science/what-are-sound-waves.htm

It travels through a medium from one point, A, to another point, B. ... Because mechanical waves depend upon particle interaction as a means for transporting ...

forums.studentdoctor.net/threads/frequency-of-a-wave-remaining-constant-through-changes-in-medium.831850

Jun 19, 2011 ... The speed of the wave traveling from one medium to another changes, ... traveling through that medium, and thus the waves wavelength. .... The wave length, and thus the wave speed, changes in the second medium because ...