This group of animations with accompanying text illustrates the difference between the two primary types of mechanical waves: longitudinal and transverse. It is part of a larger collection of resources on wave motion, acoustics, and sound authored by Dan Russell of Kettering University.
%0 Electronic Source %A Russell, Daniel %D April 1, 2006 %T Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion %V 2017 %N 30 May 2017 %8 April 1, 2006 %9 text/html %U http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html
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