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Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Applets demonstrate the relationship between longitudinal/transverve wave motion and oscillatory motion.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
20 years ago
Two applets that work well, with a lot of accompanying text (in Spanish). The
last applet didn't seem to correlate the peak of the wave with the largest
density, however.