what is the difference between longitudnal and transverse waves???????

Asked by shrbha | 13th Jan, 2010, 08:35: PM

Expert Answer:

In Longitudinal waves, the oscillations are parallel to the direction of propagation while they are perpendicular in case of transverse waves.

For example, sound waves are longitudinal, and electromagnetic waves are transverse waves.

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Answered by  | 13th Jan, 2010, 08:39: PM

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