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A disturbance followed by a restoring force
Number of waves that pass a point in one second
Unit for frequency
Lowest point of a transverse wave
Highest point of a transverse wave
The maximum displacement from rest position.
Time for one wave to pass by a point
Forming a 90 degree angle with (adjective)
A wave whose energy transfer is perpendicular to the direction of the particle vibrations.
A wave whose energy transfer is parallel to the direction of the particle vibrations.
The transfer of energy through oscillations in a medium
The distance between two points that are vibrating in the same way
The distance moved by the wave in one second
A vector that tells us the change of position, from the start to the end of the motion
Part of the longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together
Part of the longitudinal wave where the particles are furthest apart
Movement, back and forth
To spread or transmit
A small piece of matter, such as an atom or molecule
Something that causes a particle to move away from its rest position
The force that moves a particle back towards its rest position
The transmission of energy through electromagnetic radiation
Vibrations transmitted through a medium
A transverse earthquake wave
A longitudinal earthquake wave
Going in the same direction, without crossing