Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 19 - Think and Explain: 57


The frequencies are the same. It doesn't matter whether the generated wave is of the longitudinal or transverse variety.

Work Step by Step

All waves are generated by a source that is oscillating. The frequency of the wave is always the same as the frequency of the vibrating source.
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