Types of waves
Waves play an extremely important role in many areas of our lives.
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This animation explains the most important characteristics of waves through sound waves.
In loudspeakers sound waves are generated by electromagnetic induction.
An earthquake is one of the most devastating natural phenomena.
Mechanical bell that functions by means of an electromagnet.
Massive accelerating or orbiting bodies cause ripples in spacetime. These are called gravitational waves.
Seawater, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastlines.
Lasers are devices designed to emit narrow, monochromatic, high-intensity beams of light.
One of the most important components of the microwave oven is the magnetron, which produces the microwaves.
In 1946 a Hungarian scientist was the first person to detect radar echoes from the Moon.
The Great ocean conveyor is a planet-wide system of ocean currents, which has a great influence on the Earth´s climate.
The process of the decay of unstable nuclei is called radioactivity.
Simple harmonic motion can be considered to be the one-dimensional projection of uniform circular motion.
It is a well-known phenomenon that the sound of an approaching sound source is higher than that of a receding one.
Tidal power stations utilise the daily fluctuation of the water level for producing electricity.
The rise and drop of sea levels caused by the gravitational force of the Moon.
This animation explains transparency and opacity, the principle of radiography, and the light-absorbing properties of materials.
Bottlenose dolphins are sea mammals which use ultrasound for orientation.
The first supersonic passenger airliner entered service in 1976.
This animation shows the characteristics of domestic light sources, from traditional light bulbs to LED lights.
This animation demonstrates the structure and operation of CT scanners.
This animation demonstrates how microwave ovens work.
This animation demonstrates how sonar works.
Bats use ultrasound to navigate and hunt for prey.
This physicist-inventor and electrical engineer who mainly dealt with electrotechnics was undoubtedly one of the most brilliant figures of the second...
Tsunami waves are very high waves of immense destructive power.
When producing sound, the vocal cords are vibrated by the air flowing out of the lung.
The diameter of the Sun is about 109 times that of the Earth. Most of its mass consists of hydrogen.