Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
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Chapter 21 - Superposition - Conceptual Questions: 2

Answer

The energy of the wave is in the form of kinetic energy as all the points between the nodes are moving at their maximum speed.

Work Step by Step

When the wave is flat, all the points between the nodes are moving at their maximum speed. At this moment, the energy of the wave is in the form of kinetic energy as all the points between the nodes are moving at their maximum speed.
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