What are transverse waves? Give two examples.

Discussion in 'CBSE Class 9 Physics Help' started by Vinila Choudary, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Vinila Choudary

    Vinila Choudary Active Member

    A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate up and down at right angles to the direction in
    which the wave is moving.


    (i) The waves produced by moving one end of a long spring (or slinky) up and down rapidly.
    (ii) Ripples formed on the surface of water in a pond.

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