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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave

Alfvén wave, in particle science; Atmospheric wave, a periodic disturbance in the fields of atmospheric variables; Fir wave, a forest configuration; Lamb waves, in solid materials; Rayleigh waves, surface acoustic waves that travel on solids; Spin wave, in magnetism; Spin-density ...

scienceprimer.com/types-of-waves

Types of Waves. Every sound we hear, every photon of light that hits our eyes, the movement of grass blown by the wind and the regular beat of the tides are all examples of waves. They are all around us. Visible, physical waves such as those we see when a rock is thrown into water are what many people think about when ...

physics.tutorvista.com/waves/types-of-waves.html

Waves are around us. It can be Sound waves, string waves, radio waves, visible light waves, water waves, microwaves, sine waves, stadium waves, earthquake waves, cosine waves, and slinky waves are some examples in our daily encounters. All waves are generated through disturbance; for example, when a rock is ...

www.physicsclassroom.com/class/waves/Lesson-1/Categories-of-Waves

As the energy is transported from left to right, the individual coils of the medium will be displaced upwards and downwards. In this case, the particles of the medium move perpendicular to the direction that the pulse moves. This type of wave is a transverse wave. Transverse waves are always characterized by particle motion ...

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Jan 23, 2018 ... Wave is an flow or transfer of energy in the form of oscillation through a medium – space or mass. Sea waves or tides, sound which we hear, photon of light travelling and even the movement of small plants blown by the wind are all examples of different types of waves. A simple wave illustration is as follows ...

www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html

Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion. Mechanical Waves are waves which propagate through a material medium (solid, liquid, or gas) at a wave speed which depends on the elastic and inertial properties of that medium. There are two basic types of wave motion for mechanical waves: longitudinal waves and ...

physicsabout.com/types-of-waves

Apr 9, 2016 ... What is wave? Waves transport energy without transporting matter. The energy transportation is carried by a disturbance,which spreads out from a source. We are well familiar with different types of waves such as water waves in the ocean, or gently formed ripples on a still pond due to rain drop. When a ...

revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/physics/waves/types-wave

GCSE Physics revision covering Types of Waves, Transverse Waves, Longitudinal Waves, characteristics of waves.

www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zq7ycdm/revision

Learn about types of waves such as longitudinal and transverse waves as well as the structure of the earth with BBC Bitesize GCSE Physics.