4 Kinds of Waves

Transverse waves are the easiest to picture, because syou can visualize and often see material moving. Essential knowledge: Transverse, Longitudinal, Torsional and Love Waves.

Transverse waves

Longitudinal waves

 

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Torsional waves

Torsional wave demo – sticks, tape and jellie babies

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse

Love waves