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CLIP 10674

Transverse and longitudinal waves

Transverse and longitudinal waves

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Key Info
  • Transverse and longitudinal waves
  • Duration: 02:51
  • A wave is defined as something that transfers energy from one place to another with no net transfer of matter. Animations are used to illustrate the difference between longitudinal and transverse waves. Examples of both are then given.
  • Subject:



    Phys: Waves - Types

  • Keywords: wave, longitudinal, transverse
Ideas for use in class
  • To remind students of the classic demonstration using a slinky spring, or as an alternative to the practical activity.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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