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Physics I Review: Waves and Introductory Skills

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Resource Lessons
 
 
Vibration Graphs (prelude to Pendulum Lab)
 
Labs
 
 
Worksheets
 
 
 
Textbook Assignment
 
25A
25B
25C
25D
25E
25F
 
NextTime Questions
 
 
Vocabulary
 
mean, median, mode density
wave vw = f λ
mechanical non-mechanical
transverse longitudinal
compression rarefaction
torsional elliptical (surface waves)
point source amplitude
periodic pulse
crest trough
equilibrium position wavelength (λ)
vibration period (T)
frequency (f) hertz
relationship between frequency and wavelength (f, λ) wave velocity (vw)
relationship between frequency and period (f, T) sinusoidal
electromagnetic radiation spectrum order pendulum
point of suspension length of a pendulum
pendulum bob acceleration due to gravity (g)
damped amplitude vs energy
constructive destructive
in-phase out-of-phase
nodes antinode
fundamental overtone
harmonic resonance state
loop standing wave
fixed-end reflection free-end reflection
barrier wave bow wave
shock wave Mach number/shock cone
Doppler Effect/receiver moving Doppler Effect/source moving
factors affecting a pendulum's period:
        length, mass, gravity
speed of light
 
 
Formulas
 
 



 
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