What happens when a transverse wave encounters a loose end?
A loose end refers to whether the medium through which a wave moves when the wave encounters a boundary between that medium and another allows movement. Loose ends are free to move, while fixed ends are not. An example would be the end of a rope that is not held firm.
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When a transverse wave encounters a loose end, the reflected portion of the wave is reflected off the boundary and returns with the same displacement...
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Learn everything about wave reflections. Know more about the laws of reflection. Get to know various types of waves and their reflective properties.