Waves Vibrations and Oscillations
How do sound waves behave like the waves in spring toys?
How do sound waves behave like waves in a spring toy how are they different?
Can sound waves be polarized like electromagnetic waves can?
Electromagnetic waves can behave like what type of particle?
Asked in Chemistry, Atoms and Atomic Structure
Does atoms behave like particles in the quantum mechanical model?
Asked in Waves Vibrations and Oscillations
How are sound waves like ocean waves?
How are light waves and sound waves the same?
Light exhibits characteristics of waves particles both waves and particles neither waves nor particles?
Asked in Physics, Sound Waves
Do sound waves always travel in straight lines explain?
No, Sound is a pressure wave not a linear wave, the waves radiate spherically from their point of origin. Also as a pressure wave, it travels in a medium and if that medium is moving the sound wave propagation can be modified by that movement (bent). They also behave like sea waves impinging on a headland and can be bent round objects in their path in complex ways.