Chapter 1 Nature of Waves

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Amount of waves to travel past a fixed point in a certain amount of time
Moves the particles of the medium perpendicularly to the direction the wave is traveling
Lowest point of a wave
Area of a wave where the particles of the medium are spread apart
The velocity at which waves travel through a medium
An object vibrates at a frequency that causes another object with the same frequency to begin vibrating
One crest overlaps another crest
Waves bending to get around an obstacle
Waves that do not require a medium to travel (Visible Light)
The bending of light when going through a different medium
Area of a wave where the particles of the medium are squeezed together
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Distance between two crests that are next to each other
Waves bouncing back after hitting a barrier
Height of a wave
Wave that requires a medium to travel (Sound)
Two waves overlap and cancel each other out
Substance that waves travel through
Highest point of a wave
Overlapping of two waves
Moves the particles of the medium back and forth with the direction of the wave
Combination of of the two types of waves
Disturbance that transmits energy

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