Progressive waves: transverse & longitudinal

United States, 1953

Film
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Introduces the subject of transverse progressive waves by Illustrating a pulse being sent down a stretched rope. Shows its velocity of travel to be dependent upon the elastic and inertial factors. Employs a stretched string to show steady waves train propagation, and identifies and relates waves length and frequency. Longitudinal wave disturbance is shown by a pulse moving down a row of beads connected by light-weight strings.

Credits

production company

Audio Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27598

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Wave mechanics

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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