Study Guide

Waves Topics

Simple Harmonic Motion

We know, this learning guide focuses on waves. But think of simple harmonic motion like the...

Wave Motion

All right, all right. So we've been holding back. You're here to learn about waves, after all....

Standing Waves and Interference

Now we've seen waves that pack up their bags and go, but what about waves that are a little more...

The Doppler Effect

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Common Mistakes

There's a lot to keep straight the first time you see simple harmonic motion. Remember the...

Test Your Knowledge

1. What is the amplitude of the oscillation of a block-spring system that's initially compressed...