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what are the examples of transverse waves?

Asked by Rishu 21st January 2016, 6:12 PM
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Hi Rishu,

A light wave is an example of a transverse wave.
Examples of transverse waves include seismic S (secondary) waves, and the motion of the electric (E) and magnetic (M) fields in an electromagnetic plane wave, which both oscillate perpendicularly to each other as well as to the direction of energy transfer. Therefore an electromagnetic wave consists of two transverse waves, visible light being an example of an electromagnetic wave

Answered by Expert 21st January 2016, 6:14 PM
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