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Mon September 28, 2009 By: Harsimran Kaur Gujral

what are transverse waves?

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Mon September 28, 2009

A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer. If a transverse wave is moving in the positive x-direction, its oscillations are in up and down directions that lie in the y-z plane.

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