Lecture 19 - Waves

author: Ramamurti Shankar, Department of Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University
recorded by: Yale University
published: June 3, 2010,   recorded: November 2006,   views: 3516
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Waves are discussed in further detail. Basic properties of the waves such as velocity, energy, intensity, and frequency are discussed through a variety of examples. The second half of the lecture deals specifically with superposition of waves. Constructive and destructive interferences are defined and discussed.

Reading assignment:

Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics with Modern Physics, chapter 17.

Resources: Problem Set 9 [PDF] Problem Set 9 Solutions [PDF]

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