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Waves

Aims

To provide information on:

  • what a wave is
  • the difference between transverse and longitudinal waves
  • wavelength and frequency, and how they are related
  • some examples of waves
  • the reflection of waves
  • sounding and echolocation
  • the refraction of waves, and its effects
  • total internal reflection and optical fibres