Unformatted text preview: Part I (a) Both transverse and longitudinal waves will propagate in solids (b) Only longitudinal wave will propagate in liquids (c) Only longitudinal wave will propagate in gases Part II (This part is not required in the quiz) Surface waves are also considered as mechanical waves that travel along the boundary between two mediums. A water wave is an example of a surface wave, which is a combination of transverse and longitudinal wave motions. Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves. They propagate in solids, liquids, gases and vacuum....
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course AP 1200 taught by Professor Michela.vanhove during the Spring '10 term at City University of Hong Kong.
- Spring '10