Transverse Waves Examples

Transverse Waves

Transverse waves are rhythmic disturbances that transfer energy from one point to another. Transverse waves have high points called crests and low points called troughs. The transfer of energy is perpendicular to the direction of the disturbance of the medium.

Examples of Transverse Waves:

1. Seismic S waves

2. Radio waves

3. Microwaves

4. X-rays

5. A certain part of water waves

6. Shaking out a rug

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