Understanding Longitudinal and Transverse Waves, Wavelength,
and Period using Graphs (10:54)
Four mechanical wave graphs are introduced and used to understand and demonstrate transverse waves, longitudinal waves, wavelength, and period.
This is an AP Physics 1 Topic.
0:06 The four mechanical wave graphs
0:43 Understanding position as a function of time
2:39 y-position as a function of x-position
4:05 Period and wavelength on these graphs
6:52 Density as a function of time
8:53 Density as a function of position