What happens when two mechanical waves have a displacement?
The displacement of a wave refers to the movement of a particle or field from its resting position during the oscillation of the wave. The maximum displacement that occurred is measured and recorded as the amplitude of the wave.
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When two mechanical waves have a displacement for the same particles of matter, the results depend on whether the two waves have the same type of...
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fromChapter 5 / Lesson 16
Interference occurs when two waves meet. Explore the lesson and examples to learn about the differences between constructive and destructive interference.