# Shared Flashcard Set

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Vibration and Waves
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Physics
04/20/2009

## Additional Physics Flashcards

Term
 WhatW is a wiggle in time called? What is a wiggle in space and time called?
Definition
 Vibration, Wave
Term
 What is the source of all waves?
Definition
 Something that is Vibrating
Term
 Light and Sound are both virations that propgate thoughout space as ___, but?
Definition
 waves, but very differnt kinds of waves
Term
 Sound vibrates though ____, AND
Definition
 material medium cannot travel in a vaccum
Term
 Light is a vibratiion of ___ and ___, although it does not require___ is can
Definition
 electric and magnetic filds materical travel through it
Term
 What is ment by the period of a pendulum
Definition
 The time of a to and fro swing
Term
 Galileo discovered that the time a pendulum takes to swing to and fro through small distances depends only on
Definition
 the length of the pendelum
Term
 What has a longer period, a short or long pendelum
Definition
 long pendelum
Term
 A period does not depend on ___ or__
Definition
 MASS OR THE ANGLE
Term
 2 BALLS WITH DIFFERENT MAS (3) AT THE SAME TIME
Definition
 DROP, SLIDE DOWN A FRITCTIONLESS SURFACES SWING ON A PENDULUM WITHTE SAME LENGH OF STRING
Term
 hOW IS A SINE CURVE RELATED TO A WAVE
Definition
 A SINE GRAPH IS A PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION OF A WAVE
Term
 FOR A WAVE OR BIRATION THE MAZIUL DISPLACE ON EITHER SIDE OF THE EQUILIBRIM POSITION.
Definition
 AMPLITUDE
Term
 THE DISTANCE BETWEEN SUCESSIVE CREST IOR TOUGHTS OR IDEINTCAL PARTS OF A WAVE
Definition
 WAVELENGTH
Term
 FOR A BRIATIONG BOY OR MEDUM THE NUMBER OF VIBRATIONS PER UNIT OF TIME, FOR A WAVE, THE MUMBER OF CREST THAT PASS A PARTICULAR POINT PER UNIT ITME
Definition
 FREQUENCY
Term
 HOW MANY VIBRATIONS PER SECOND ARE REPRESENTED IN A RADIO WATE OF 101.7 MHz
Definition
 1.017 x 10^8
Term
 HOW DO FREQUENCY AND PERIOD RELATE TO EACH OTHER
Definition
 INVERSES OF ONE ANOTHER
Term
 TO AND FRO VIBRATORY MOTION-OSCILATORY MOTION-OF A SWINGING PENDULUM IN A SMALL ARC
Definition
 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
Term
 SINE CAN BE TRACED BY WHAT TWO MECHANISM
Definition
 OPEINHIMER MACHINE OR BOB ATTACHED TO A SPRINCE UNDERGOING VERTICAL SIMPLE HARMONIC MTION
Term
 HIGH AND LOW POINTS OF SINE WAVE
Definition
 CREST TROUGHS
Term
 RADIO WAVES ARE MEASURED IN
Definition
 KILOHERTZ
Term
 FM RADIO WAVES ARE MEASURED IN
Definition
 MEGAHERTZ
Term
 THE FREQUENCY OF RADIO STATIONS ARE THE FREQUENCYS AT WHICH ___ARE FORCED TO VBRATE THE ATENNA OF A RADIO SATION TRANSMITTING TOWER
Definition
 ELECTRON
Term
 WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF A VIBRATION THAT HAS A FEQUENCY OF 2 HZ
Definition
 1/2 SECONDS
Term
 iN ONE WORD, WHAT IS IT THAT MOVES FRO MSOURCE TO RECIEVER IN WAVE MOTION
Definition
 ENERGY
Term
 DOES THE MEDIUM IN WHICH A WAVE TRAVELS MOVE WITH THE WAVE
Definition
 NO, THE LEAF, WATER FROM ROCK
Term
 WHAT IS WAVE SPEED
Definition
 WAVELENGHT x FREQUECY
Term
 THE MOTION OF THE ROPE UP AND DOWN IS AT RIGHT ANGLES OF THE DIRCTIONS OF WAVES SPEED. THE RIGHT ANGLED, OR SIDWARSY MOTION IS CALLED
Definition
 TRANSVERSE MOTION
Term
 A WAVE IN WHICH THE MEDUMN VIATES IN A DIRECTION PERPENDICULAR TO THE DIRECION IN WHICH THE WAVE TRAVELS LIGHT WAVE AND WATER WAVES ARE TRANSVCERSE.
Definition
 TRANSVERSE WAVES
Term
 A WAVE IN WHICH THE MEDUM BIBRATES IN A DIRCTION PARALLEL TO THE DIRCTION IN WHICH THE WAVE TRAVES. SUOND WAVE ARE LONGITUDINAL
Definition
 LONGITUDINAL
Term
 IN AN EARTHQUAKE, [ WAVES ARE AND SWAVE ARE
Definition
 P-LONGITUDINAL S-TRAVSCERSE
Term
 THE WAVELING OF A LONGITUDINAL WAVE LENGHT IS THE DISTANCE BETWEEN
Definition
 SUCESSIVE RAREFACTIONS
Term
 THE PATTERN FORNED BY SUPERPOSITION OF DIFFERENT SETS OF WAVES THAT PRODUCES REINFORCMENT IN SOME PLACES AND ACELLATION IN OTHER
Definition
 INTERFERENCE PATTERN
Term
 WHEN MORE THAN ONE WAVE OCCUPIES THE SAME SPACE AT THE SAME TIME
Definition
 SUPERPOSITION PRINCIPLE
Term
 WHEN THE CREST OF ONE WAVE OVERLAPS THE CREST OF ANOTHER
Definition
 CONSTRUCTIVE INTERFERENCES
Term
 WHEN THE CREST OF ONE WAVE OVERLAPS THE TROUGH OF ANOTHER
Definition
 DESTRUCITVE INTERFERENCE
Term
 WHAT KINDS OF WAVES CAN SHOW INTERFERENCE
Definition
 ALL WAVES
Term
 STATIONALR PARTS OF A ROPE AND CONDITION
Definition
 NODES STANDING WAVE
Term
 REGIONS OF MAXIMUM DISPLACEMENT AND MAXIMUM ENERGY
Definition
 ANTINODES
Term
 ARE STANDING WAVES A PRPERTY OF TRANSVER OR LONGITUDINAL WAVES, OR OF BOTH
Definition
 THEY ARE OF BOTH BUT SEPERATELY OF BOTH
Term
 THE SHIFT IN RECEIVED FREQUENCY DUE TO MOTION OF A BVIBRATING SOURCE TOWARD OR AWAY FROM A RECIVER
Definition
 DOPLER EFFECT
Term
 IN DOPPLER EFFECT, DOES FREQUENCY CHANGE,DOES WAVELENGTH CHANGE,DOES WAVE SPEED CHANGE
Definition
 YES,YES, NO
Term
 AN INCRESE IN LIGHT FREQUENCY
Definition
 BLUE SHIFT
Term
 DECREASE IN LIGHT FREWQUENCY
Definition
 RED SHIFT
Term
 CAN THE DOPPLE EFFECT BE OBSERVED WITH LONGITUDINAL WAVES, WITH TRANSVERSE WAVES OR WITH BOTH
Definition
 BOTH
Term
 HOW FAST MUST A BUG SWIN TO KEEP UP WITH THE WAVES IT PRODUCES WHO FAST MUST IT MOVE TO PRODUCE A BOW WAVE
Definition
 AS FAST AS THE WAVES, FASTER THAN THE WAVES
Term
 HOW FAST DOES A SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT FLY IN COMPRED TO THE SPEED OF SOUND
Definition
 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF SOUND
Term
 HOW DOES THE V SHAPE OF THE BOW WAVE DEPEND ON THE SPEED OF THE SOURCE
Definition
 IT IS THE POINT WHERE ADJACENT WAVES OVERLAP PRODUCING THE V SHAPE
Term
 A BOW WAVE ON THE SURFACE OF WATER IS TWO D. WHAT ABOUT A SHOKE WAVE IN AIR
Definition
 3D
Term
 T OR F. A SONIC BOO OCCURS ONL WHEN AN AIRFCAFT IS BREAKING THOUGH THE SOUND BARRIER
Definition
 F. IT IS A CONTINOUS THINKG AFTER IT BREAKS THE SOUND BARRIER
Term
 T OR F. IN OURDER FOR AN OBJET TO PRODUCE A SONIC BOOM, IT MUST BE NOISY. 2 EX
Definition
 F. CRCS A WHIP SUPERSONIC BULLET
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