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# Transverse Wave

## Mechanical waves in which energy travels perpendicular to the wave's oscillation.

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## Transverse Waves

Describes transverse waves, the characteristics that identify the waves, and the mathematical relationships that exist between velocity, wavelength, frequency, and period.
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Use a classic sports stadium "wave" to learn about concepts important to wave motion and interference.
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## Mechanical Wave

Transverse Wave Interactive
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## Transverse Waves

Transverse Wave Interactive
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## Transverse Waves Quiz

Reviews the characteristics of transverse waves and the definitions of wavelength, frequency, and period.
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