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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.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- image/gif
- video/mpeg
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© 2003 Dan Russell
Keywords:
longitudinal wave, mechanical waves, transverse wave, wave motion, wave type
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Metadata instance created May 18, 2006 by Caroline Hall
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D. Russell, (2003), WWW Document, (http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html).
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D. Russell, Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion, (2003), <http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html>.
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Russell, D. (2006, April 1). Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion. Retrieved December 22, 2014, from http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html
Chicago Format
Russell, Daniel. Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion. April 1, 2006. http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html (accessed 22 December 2014).
MLA Format
Russell, Daniel. Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion. 2003. 1 Apr. 2006. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Daniel Russell", Title = {Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 December 2014}, Month = {April 1, 2006}, Year = {2003} }
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