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  1. Mechanical Wavesrequire a medium to travel through (water and sound waves)

          

  2. Diffractionbending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium

          

  3. Quality of Soundrange of frequencies above 20,000 Hz. Many animals can hear thes frequencies

          

  4. Reflectionbending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium

          

  5. Medium2 sound waves close in frequency prducing an oscillating sound wave

          

  6. Frequencynumber of waves passing each second, measured in hertz

          

  7. Amplitudewave undergoes maximum displacement

          

  8. Dampingsubstance that the wave is passing through

          

  9. Doppler Effectchange in frequency heard when the source of sound and the person recieving the sound are in relative motion

          

  10. Threshold of Pain120 dB over a long period of time

          

  11. Standing waveinterference pattern produced when 2 waves of the same frequency and wavelength pass each other

          

  12. Rectilinear propagationanimals like bats send out ultrasonic frequencies and "hear" the reflection to determine if an object is near

          

  13. Harmonicswhole number multiples of the fundamental frequency

          

  14. Refractionwaves will bounce off barriers at an angle equal to the angle they will strike the barrier

          

  15. Explain how the ear detects sound."Angle of incidence= Angle of reflection"

          

  16. Construction Interferencewaves add as they meet

          

  17. Sympathetic Vibrationsoccurs when a standing sound wave is produced in a tube causing the tube to produce an amplified sound

          

  18. Ultra Sonicrange of frequencies below 20Hz

          

  19. Law of Reflectionwaves will bounce off barriers at an angle equal to the angle they will strike the barrier

          

  20. How is sound produced and transmitted?decibel scale, can also be called relative intensity

          

  21. Infra Sonicrange of frequencies above 20,000 Hz. Many animals can hear thes frequencies

          

  22. Wavelengththe distance from a point on one wave to the identical point on the next wave

          

  23. Law of Strings"Angle of incidence= Angle of reflection"

          

  24. Audio Spectrumpart of the sonic spectrum that humans can hear frequencies between 20Hz and 20,000Hz

          

  25. Intensitypower of the sound wave passing through an area

          

  26. Fundamental frequencynumber of waves passing each second, measured in hertz

          

  27. Explain behavior of waves at different boundarieswhen a wave strikes a rigid barrier, it reflects inverted. When it strikes a non-reigid barrier, it reflects upright

          

  28. Electromagnetic Wavesrequire a medium to travel through (water and sound waves)

          

  29. Pitcha disturbance passing through a medium or space

          

  30. Interferencethe effect of 2 waves passing each other as described by the principle of Superposition

          

  31. Threshold of Hearingdecibel scale, can also be called relative intensity

          

  32. Sonic Spectrumcomplete range of the longitudinal waves

          

  33. Beat2 sound waves close in frequency prducing an oscillating sound wave

          

  34. Nodea disturbance passing through a medium or space

          

  35. Echo Locationwaves will bounce off barriers at an angle equal to the angle they will strike the barrier

          

  36. Antinodewave undergoes no displacement

          

  37. Impedancehow easily or difficultly a wave can be launched in a medium

          

  38. Principle of Superpositionwave swill travel in straight lines or paths in a uniform medium

          

  39. Loudnesssubjective perception of intensity

          

  40. Wavea disturbance passing through a medium or space

          

  41. Relative Intensitycompares the intensity to the softest sound or "threshhold of hearing"

          

  42. Compare the velocity of sound in solids, liquids, gases and space.sound is produced by vibration, a vibrating object will send out a wave, the faster the object vibrates, the higher the frequency

          

  43. Longitudinal Wavesparticals on these waves vibrate parallel to the direction that the wave is moving

          

  44. Transverse Wavesparticles on the wave vibrate perpindicular to the direction that the wave is going

          

  45. Destructive Interferencethe waves partly or completely cancel as they pass