A mechanical wave requires an initial energy input. Once this initial energy is
added, the wave travels through the medium until all its energy is transferred.
A wave travels through a medium because? A wave travels ... We know that a
mechanical wave requires a medium through which to travel. The source puts the
A wave can be described as a disturbance that travels through a medium from ....
A medium is able to transport a wave from one location to another because the ...
A single disturbance that moves from point to point through a medium is called a
... in a longitudinal wave travels from south to north, the particles of the medium ...
No matter what the medium is, sound waves are able to travel through it because
of the particles interacting with each other. The compressions and rarefactions ...
Since a sound wave is a disturbance that is transported through a medium via ...
We know that a tuning fork is vibrating because we hear the sound that is
produced by its vibration. ... That is, mechanical waves cannot travel through a
Aug 20, 2014 ... Why can electromagnetic waves travel through a vacuum? ... Photons are the
carriers of the electromagnetic interaction and because of wave-particle duality,
... mechanical waves require material medium to propagate, EM ...
Body waves can travel through the earth's inner layers, but surface waves ... P
waves are also known as compressional waves, because of the pushing ...
Figure 1 - A P wave travels through a medium by means of compression and
The earthquake produces seismic waves that travel through the ground. ... P
waves are longitudinal and pass through any medium, while S waves are
transverse ... This is because solids and liquids have greater elasticity—that is,
they tend to ...
The energy of the wave is traveling through the water (the medium), because the
... Sound waves travel through water, through air and to some extent through ...