Intro to waves

IB Physics: Intro to waves

The equations developed to model mechanical waves such as the waves in a string can be used to model other, not directly observable waves, such as light and sound.The water wave is the best wave to use as an introduction to waves since it is the one that most students will have seen so is a good starting point and can be used to introduce reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction.Most students will have seen...

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