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.

    Examples:

    (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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