Definition, including wavelength, wave number, frequency, period, and amplitude. Mention of electromagnetic waves as a kind of traveling wave.
Equations for a traveling wave in a string, including frequency, wavelength, and wave number. Wave equations and the Poynting vector for traveling electromagnetic waves.
Identify the value of k (wavenumber) in a plot of cos(kx).
4-part problem; finding A, f, p, v, λ, ν, and sketching the wave; finding transverse speed and standing waves.
4-part problem; finding λ, ν, f, p and sketching; finding transverse speed and propagation speed.
Calculating time error for bat's measurement; scale error for methane-filled cave.
How do you know sound is not an EM wave?
Finding the equation for a traveling wave in the x-z plane given v, A, and f.
Video animation showing the electric and magnetic fields of a propagating plane wave.