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## Longitudinal wave - Wikipedia

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Longitudinal waves, also known as "I waves", are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the ...

## Transverse and Longitudinal Waves - HyperPhysics

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For transverse waves the displacement of the medium is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of the wave. A ripple on a pond and a wave on a string are ...

## The Anatomy of a Wave - The Physics Classroom

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If a snapshot of such a transverse wave could be taken so as to freeze the shape of the rope in time, then it would look like the following diagram.

## What are compressional waves? | Reference.com

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Compressional waves are waves that move along the direction of propagation in a back and forth motion. Common examples of compressional waves include ...

## Longitudinal Waves - Physics Video by Brightstorm

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Time-saving video on longitudinal waves. Longitudinal waves are waves which move particles in the direction of the wave motion. Short explanation of ...

## Compression Wave: Definition & Overview - Video & Lesson ...

As you can see from the diagram, the particle density varies in a perfect wave shape. This is how we know that longitudinal 'waves' are really waves.

Feb 7, 2012 ... A longitudinal or compression wave is created by a disturbance that is along the direction the wave will travel. A transverse wave is created by ...

## Seismic Waves

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Seismic waves diagram The mechanical properties of the rocks that seismic waves travel through quickly organize the waves into two types. Compressional ...

## Transverse and Longitudinal Waves | Zona Land Education

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Transverse waves are easy to draw; longitudinal waves are difficult to draw. The mathematics of wave motion easily maps into diagrams for transverse waves, ...

## Longitudinal and transverse waves - SlideShare

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Sep 7, 2010 ... The diagram below shows a transverse wave travelling a rope. ( Nov 1996 6(a) Explain the difference between a transverse and a longitudinal ...