State any five differences between longitudinal ad transverse waves
Another example of a longitudinal wave is a P wave or primary wave during an earthquake. P waves are also known as compressional waves, because of the pushing and pulling they do.
A transverse wave is a wave in which the motion of the medium is a right angles to the direction of the wave.
A wave on a rope is a transverse wave. Light and other electromagnetic waves are also transverse waves.
Another type of transverse wave is the S wave or secondary wave, which is the second wave we feel in an earthquake.