# Behavior of Waves

# Behavior of Waves

by Carson Phandanouvong
# 1. Reflection

## 1.1. Book Definition: A wave bounces off a surface that it cannot pass through.

## 1.2. My Definition: A wave bouncing off a surface or something.

## 1.3. Example 1:

## 1.4. Example 2:

# 2. Diffraction

## 2.1. Book Definition: The bending of a wave as it moves around an obstacle or passes through

## 2.2. My Definition: A wave that goes around a object or through it.

## 2.3. Example 1:

## 2.4. Example 2:

# 3. Refraction

## 3.1. Book Definition: Bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle.

## 3.2. My Definition: A object going in water and bends the look of it in a angle.

## 3.3. Example 1:

## 3.4. Example 2:

# 4. Intrerference

## 4.1. Book Definition: When two ro more waves overlap and combined together.

## 4.2. My Definition: The sound combining together.

## 4.3. Example 1:

## 4.4. Example 2:

# 5. Destructive Interference

## 5.1. Book definition: When two waves combine to produce with a smaller displacement.

## 5.2. My Definition: Two waves to make a smaller sound.

## 5.3. Example 1:

## 5.4. Example 2:

# 6. Constructive interference

## 6.1. Book Definition:When two waves can add together to produce a large displacement.

## 6.2. My definition: Two waves to make a louder sound.

## 6.3. Example 1:

## 6.4. Example 2:

# 7. Standing Waves

## 7.1. Book definition: A wave that appears to stay in one place

## 7.2. My definition: A wave standing in place

## 7.3. Example 1:

## 7.4. Example 2:

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