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Waves Diana Liu and Dan Froehlich
Transverse  Waves   <ul><li>displacement perpendicular to wave motion   </li></ul>
Longitudinal Waves <ul><li>displacement parallel to wave motion   </li></ul>
Parts of a wave trough crest
Constructive  Interference <ul><li>When crests and troughs combine, amplitude increases  bigger waves </li></ul>(IN PHASE)
Destructive Interference When crests and troughs meet, they cancel each other out    smaller waves OUT OF PHASE
Speed of a Wave <ul><li>Velocity -speed at which the wave is traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency -number of times a wave...
Tsunamis are caused  by: <ul><li>1-Earthquakes </li></ul>3-LANDSLIDES 2-VOLCANOES
 
 
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W A V E S

  1. 1. Waves Diana Liu and Dan Froehlich
  2. 2. Transverse Waves <ul><li>displacement perpendicular to wave motion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Longitudinal Waves <ul><li>displacement parallel to wave motion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Parts of a wave trough crest
  5. 5. Constructive Interference <ul><li>When crests and troughs combine, amplitude increases  bigger waves </li></ul>(IN PHASE)
  6. 6. Destructive Interference When crests and troughs meet, they cancel each other out  smaller waves OUT OF PHASE
  7. 7. Speed of a Wave <ul><li>Velocity -speed at which the wave is traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency -number of times a wave passes a point per second </li></ul><ul><li>Wavelength -Length of wave from crest to crest or trough to trough </li></ul>Velocity = Frequency x Wavelength
  8. 8. Tsunamis are caused by: <ul><li>1-Earthquakes </li></ul>3-LANDSLIDES 2-VOLCANOES

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