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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Longitudinal Wave Model

PIRA 3B20.35

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Description:

A longitudinal wave can be seen to travel up and down the length of a wave machine. The pieces are connected by springs which expand and contract showing the areas of higher and lower pressure.

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Location:

Longitudinal Wave Machine

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