Physics Final Exam Chapter 10

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  1. Frequency
    The number of cycles per second
  2. cycle
    one complete oscillation
  3. amplitude
    The distance in either direction from the rest position to maximum displacement
  4. wavelength
    distance from one midpoint of one crest to the midpoint of the next, or from the midpoint of one trough to the midpoint of the next. (lambda)
  5. wave
    transfer of energy in the form of a disturbance usually through a material substance or medium
  6. period
    the time required for one cycle
  7. pulse
    single disturbance
  8. node
    point that remains at rest throughout the interference of the pulses
  9. interference
    when waves build up with each other
  10. focal point
    waves reflected by a parabolic reflector to one point
  11. normal
    angle of incidence and reflection are measured relative to a straight line perpendicualr to the barrier.

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