Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Science Class 11

What is transverse waves? Give one example. - Physics

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What are transverse waves? Give one example.

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In transverse wave motion, the constituents of the medium oscillate or vibrate about their mean positions in a direction perpendicular to the direction of propagation (direction of energy transfer) of waves.

Example: light (electromagnetic waves)

Concept: Introduction to Waves
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Chapter 11: Waves - Evaluation [Page 277]

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