lecture18-sinwaves

# lecture18-sinwaves - What you can do so far WAVES Iden6fy...

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What you can do so far … WAVES Iden6fy the proper6es of a waves explain the diFerence between Wave speed and Par6cle speed What you will be able to do [email protected] today … diFerence between a history graph and a snapshot graph Explain … various parameters from the wave equa6on, e.g., maximum displacement (like amplitude), f, v, ω, T Calculate … describe observa6ons of waves from the ‘real world’ mathema6cally Apply …

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One wave-cycle A wave-cycle is the disturbance generated when a source completes one full oscillation. A wave cycle A harmonic source
worksheet: How would you plot ONE POSITION from this SERIES of snapshots as a function of time? A wave moves in SPACE and TIME à take SNAPSHOTS of the FULL WAVE to see its place in space à plot ONE POSITION and record its movement over time in a HISTORY graph Snapshot & History graphs

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A pulse is moving along a string towards a point located at x0. As the pulse is passing through, the vertical displacement of x0 is correctly described by which of the following graphs?
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## This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course PHYS 101 taught by Professor Bates during the Winter '08 term at UBC.

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