Chapter 16

# Chapter 16 - Announcements Exam #3 results on E-learning...

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Announcements Exam #3 results on E-learning Find practice exam #4 on E-learning Exam #4, Wednesday, August 5, ch 1-17 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Series1

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Ch. 16: waves Mathematical form of wave: example demos What determines speed of wave? Energy in a wave Superposition of waves HITT quiz
16. Waves

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Wave on a string A transverse wave , i.e. displacement, d is perpendicular to direction of wave motion, v! v d
Transverse vs. longitudinal waves

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Special case: sinusoidal waves
Units

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Wave speed
General form of a wave Convince yourself that moves to left . (before we used which moves to right )

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More general wave shape: Example 1 HRW Problem 16-59 A travelling pulse given by y=h ( x-5t ) is shown at t=0: a)What is the pulse speed? b)What is the pulse direction? c)Sketch the pulse at t =2 s d) Sketch pulse vs. t at x =10
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## This note was uploaded on 03/12/2010 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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