Unit 10
Packet
Regular Physics
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Objective 1
Exploring Waves  Explorations 1 and 2
Wave Terminology and Relations
Objective 2
Exploring Waves  Exploration 3
Wave Speed
Speed of a Standing Wave Lab
Objective 4
Behavior of Waves
Boundary Behavior
Objective 5
Behavior of Waves
Superposition and Interference
Objective 6
Shock Waves
Exploring Waves  Explorations 1 and 2 (pp.
12)
Particle Motion and
Interaction
Transverse Waves
Energy
Transport
Transport of Energy
vs. Transport of Matter
Exploring Waves  Exploration 3 (pp.
34)
Wave Speed
Factors Effecting Wave
Speed
Wave Terminology and Relations (pp.
56)
#1 Wavelength
#2 Amplitude
#3 Wavelength and
Amplitude
#4  #13 Frequency and
Period
#14  #16 Wave
Speed
Wave Speed (pp. 78)
#1 Factors Effecting
Wave Speed
#2 Factors Effecting Wave
Speed
#3 The Wave Equation
Factors Effecting Wave
Speed
#4 The Wave Equation
#5 The Wave Equation
#6 The Wave Equation and
Frequency and Period
#7 The Wave Equation and
Frequency and
Period
Speed of a Standing Wave Lab (pp.
910)
Standing Waves
Standing Wave
Patterns
1st Harmonic

2nd Harmonic

3rd Harmonic




Frequency and Period
The Wave Equation
Factors Effecting Wave
Speed
Behavior of Waves Simulation (pp.
1114)
Fixed End vs. Free End
Reflection
and
Transmission of Waves from
More Dense to Less Dense Media
Transmission of Waves from
Less Dense to More Dense Media
Wave
Interference
Boundary Behavior (pp. 1516)
#1  2 Wave
Interference
#3 Reflection and Refraction
of Waves
#4 Reflection of
Waves
#5 Refraction of
Waves
Superposition and Interference (pp.
1718)
#1 Wave Interference
Constructive vs.
Destructive Interference
Principle of
Superposition
#2 Principle of
Superposition
#3 Constructive vs.
Destructive Interference
#4 Constructive vs.
Destructive Interference
Shock Waves (pp. 1920)
Waves
Generated by Moving Sources
Shock Waves
Mach Number
See answers and accompanying solutions to all oddnumbered
problems.
Additional resources for physics students are available through links
on the GBS
Physics Home Page. Such resources include the Multimedia
Physics Studios , a collection of animations and movies which
illustrate key physics concepts and the Shockwave
Physics Studios, a collection of interactive Shockwave
exercises.
This page created by Tom
Henderson of Glenbrook
South High School.
Comments and suggestions can be sent by email to Tom
Henderson.
This page last updated on 8/24/98.