waves & optics

Interfaces & Barriers

Interfaces & Barriers interface Interfaces & Barriers reflection Interfaces & Barriers transmission Interfaces & Barriers absorption absorption Sound, for example… The characteristic acoustic impedance (specific acoustic impedance?)… Z = ρv is important when calculating the amount of reflection and transmission at an interface. For the reflected portion, notice that when Z2 < Z1, the sign of the reflected portion is negative, which indicates a change of ...

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The Nature Of Waves

The Nature Of Waves

The Nature Of Waves The Nature Of Waves examples, examples, examples.The Nature Of Waves basic properties types 1 classed by medium mechanical electromagnetic gravitational matter waves types 2 classed by orientation of change transverse synonyms shear examples: light and all electromagnetic waves musical instruments chordophones – vibrating strings (violin, guitar, piano) membranophones – vibrating membranes (drums, vocal chords, kazoo?) idiophones ...

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