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Q: What will happen if waves with same amplitude interact?
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What happens if 2 light waves with the same amplitude interfere?

Their amplitude is not the important variable - their frequency is . If two light waves of the same frequency interact, then an interference pattern will be seen. This is the basis of the 'double slit' experiment designed to demonstrate that light may be considered to indeed be waves.

Standing waves are produced by periodic waves of?

The same amplitude and wavelength traveling in the same direction

If two sine waves of equal frequency and amplitude are superimposed what is the frequency of the resulting wave What will happen to a particle?

The resulting waveform will have the same frequency as both components although the amplitude will be doubled.

What is it called when the crest of two waves overlap and result in an increased wave amplitude?

Superimposing of waves is when two or more waves travel through the same medium and intersect. The net displacement is the addition of the waves amplitude. If they are in phase they increase amplitude; out of phase, the amplitude decreases.

Wave A has an amplitude of 3 and wave B has an amplitude of 3 What will happen when the trough of wave A meets the trough of wave B?

Constructive interference which theoretically would result in a 6 amplitude as long as the frequency and wavelength of the 2 waves are the same.

Do two sound waves has equally same amplitude?

They can but not necessarily.

What happens to the amplitude of two waves as they meet?

Depends where. If a peak meets a peak, then the amplitude of that peak will increase. Same with troughs. However if the waves have the same amplitude, and a peak meets a trough, they will cancel out, and you will be left with a dead spot, not affected by the wave.

What is the formula for longitudginal waves?

It is the same as with transverse waves, because you are only considering it's amplitude.

What do sound waves have in common with other mechanical waves?

They have the same wavelength and harmony. Sometimes the amplitude.

What occurs when waves and combine?

If waves are going opposite directions: If the two waves have the same amplitude and frequency, they will cancel each other out, resulting in a flatline. If one has a greater amplitude, it will "absorb" the smaller one and the result will be a wave with amplitude of the difference between the two original waves, going in the direction of the first wave with greater amplitude. If they're going the same direction: If the waves have the same frequency and phase, the will simply add on to each other, resulting in a larger wave. If the two have the same frequency but different phase, some parts of the waves will be offset to result in a wave with different amplitude but same frequency (depending how off-phase the waves are). If they have the same frequency and exactly opposite phases, the two will offset into a flatline. If they have different frequency, then it will result in a completely different wave with different frequency, phase, and amplitude.

What occurs when two or more waves overlap and combine?

They superpose. Energy of the waves are redistributed to form a resultant wave with amplitude given by the summation of individual wave's amplitude. If the two waves are of same frequency, speed and amplitude and travelling in opposite direction den stationary waves are form.

If two waves have same frequency and the same amplitude but opposite phase what is the composite wawes?