Subject: Can amplitude of sound wave exceed its wavelength?
Date: Mon Feb 7 08:56:56 2005
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sound waves are longitudinal waves, ie. the particles in the wave move in a
direction parallel to the propagation of wave.
Can the amplitude of sound wave exceed its wavelength? it seems to me that
successive compressions will 'block' the increase in displacement of particles
Thanks a lot
Re: Can amplitude of sound wave exceed its wavelength?
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