Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 11 - Oscillations and Waves - Questions: 25



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A standing wave is an example of a system in resonance. The standing wave results from constructive interference between a traveling wave and its reflection. Because of this constructive interference, the amplitude of the vibrations in a resonant system is often larger than the amplitude of the driving force.
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