# Geometric & Wave Optics

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### WAVE OPTICS

A traviling wave is discribed by the equation Y= exp(-az^2-bt^2-2underadical(ab zt)) 1,in what direction is the wavetravelling 2,what is the wave speed

### Geometric & Wave Optics

An astronomical telescope consists an objective of focal lenght 100cm and an eyepiece of focal lenght 8cm. calculate the angular magnification of the telescope and also determine the distance between the two lenses.

### Geometric & Wave Optics

when an object is placed 10cm away from a lens; it is found that the formed is 6cm behind the object on the same side of the lens. Determine the focal lenght of the lens. solution 1/v + 1/u = 1/f u=10cm, v=6cm, f=? 6+10/60 = 1/f 70/60 = 1/f by cross multiply we have 70 x f = ...

### Geometric & Wave Optics Correction

when an object is placed 10cm away from a lens; it is found that the formed is 6cm behind the object on the same side of the lens. Determine the focal lenght of the lens. solution 1/v + 1/u = 1/f u=10cm, v=6cm, f=? 6+10/60 = 1/f 70/60 = 1/f by cross multiply we have 70 x f = ...

### Physics

What do u mean by phase in wave optics??

### Geometric & Wave Optics

A beam of light wavelenght 560 to availing in air is incident on a surface of a transparent material. The incident beam makes an angle of 65degree with the normal and the refracted beam makes an angle of 45degree with the normal. calculate the refractive index of the material.

### optics

I want to substitude the ray optics analysis with what are the resultant waves that happen. I say "resultant" because many waves that would exist if they were alone, as they are not alone, after their superposition with the other waves become some resultant waves which are not...

### wave optics

what kind of waves sensitive human ear

### Science

1. Compare the two light waves above. Which wave would produce the brightest light and which wave would have the least energy? (1 point) a. wave A; wave A b. wave A; wave B c. wave B; wave A d. wave B; wave B Is it C?

### physics

show that 1/sqrt(Msubscript 0 Esubscript 0)=C...I don't understand how to show this or what this question is asking..its for wave optics

### Science

Which type of seismic wave causes rock particles to move in the same direction as the wave movement? a. P-wave b. S-wave c. tension wave d. shear wave

### physics

A wave on a string has a wave function given by y(x, t) = (0.0210 m)sin[(6.91 m^−1)x + (2.38 s^−1)t . (a) What is the amplitude of the wave? (b) What is the period of the wave? (c) What is the wavelength of the wave? (d) What is the speed of the wave?

### Physics

Subject: Light and Geometric Optics Question: Where must a light source be placed in front of a concave mirror for a) light energy to be concentrated to a single point b)the light to be reflected in a parallel beam?

### wave optics

A double slit arrangement is illuminated first with red, then with blue light. a. which one has wider fringes? b. which one produces more fringes?

### wave optics

A double slit arrangement is illuminated first with red, then with blue light. a. which one has wider fringes? b. which one produces more fringes?

### Geology

I am totally confused, need to come up with the Arrival Time of P Wave, S Wave Love Wave and Rayleigh Wave and distance from epicenter for LA and Austin when I am only supplied with the following info for Urbana: 3400 miles from Epicenter P Wave arrive 05:44:00 S wave arrive ...

### Waves and Optics

A string stretched between two supports sets up standing waves with two nodes between the ends when driven at a frequency of 230Hz.What order is such a wave?

### Physics

The following wave function represents a travelling wave: y = 5.35 / [4.95 + (6.55x+2.15 t )2] where y and x are in cm, and t is in seconds.a) What is the maximum displacement of the wave at t = 4.30 s ? b)What is the wave velocity?

### Physics

The wave is travelling to the right at 50.0 m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 38.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 16.0 m. 2) What is the wavelength of the wave? 3)What is the frequency of the wave?

### Science

9. FM signals travel as changes in (1 point) A.the speed of the wave. B.the amplitude of the wave. C.the frequency of the wave.*** D.the loudness of the wave.

### Physical science

A wave travels along a string at a speed of 1,5m 1s.if the frequency of the source of the wave is 7,5hz,calculate:(a)the wavelength of the wave..(b)the period of the wave

### Physics HELP!!

The wave is travelling to the right at 18.2m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 19.9cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 41.2m? b) What is the wavelength of the wave? c).What is the frequency of the wave?

### Physics-help please!

A wave on a rope is 6.1m . a.) What is the wavelength of this wave? b.) If the frequency of the wave is 6.2Hz, what is the wave velocity?

### Geo. & Wave Optics

An astronomical telescope consists an objective of focal lenght 100cm and an eyepiece of focal lenght 8cm. calculate the angular magnification of the telescope and also determine the distance between the two lenses.

### Science

When a sound wave passes from air into a solid object, which of the following wave properties change? -frequency -wave speed -amplitude -wave length Can be more than one

### Physics

A transverse wave is formed on a long skipping rope. The equation of the transverse wave is y=5.50 sin(0.031π x+5.52π t) where x and y are in centimeters, t is in seconds, and Π is pi (3.14..). Find the amplitude of the wave? what is the wavelength of the transverse wave? ...

### Physics

Two waves are combined to form this standing wave equation of y(x,t) = (3 mm)sin[x/(2 m]cos[(100 rad/s)t] a. What's the amplitude of the right moving wave and left moving wave? b. What's the wavelength of the right moving wave and left moving wave? c. What's the velocity of ...

### Physics

Two waves are combined to form this standing wave equation of y(x,t) = (3 mm)sin[x/(2 m]cos[(100 rad/s)t] a. What's the amplitude of the right moving wave and left moving wave? b. What's the wavelength of the right moving wave and left moving wave? c. What's the velocity of ...

### Algebra help PLEASE?

14, 8, -16, 32... Arithmatic. 64, 128, 256 geometric, -64, 128, -256 geometric, -48, 64, -80*** the sequence is neither geometric nor arithmatic 81, 27, 9, 3.. aruthmatic , 0,-3,-6 geometric, 0,-3,-6 geometric, 1, 1/3, 1/9

### Science

P: If wave a has an amplitude of 3 meters then inteferes wiht wave b that has an amplitude of 2 meters. the sum of te waves produce wave c with 5 meters Q:what is the wave interaction explain? P<S: I really want to know what are the 4 basic types of wave interections. Thank...

### laser optics

what is laser optics, how laser optics work?

### Physical Science 8th Grade

1. What is the resulting direction of a surface wave? Is it perpendicular, parallel, opposite, or circular? 2. What happens when a mechanical wave travels through a medium? What is transferred - mass, particles, energy, or waves? 3. Which of these waves cannot travel in a ...

### physics

The figure below represents a periodic wave. Each increment on the equilibrium line is 760 cm. What is the wavelength for this wave (in m)?If the wave in the figure above has a frequency of 60 Hz, what is the wave's speed?

### Physics HELP!!

A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 18.2m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 19.9cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 41.2m? b). What is the wavelength of the wave?

### Math

Determine whether this sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 81, 27, 9, 3, . . . A. arithmetic, 0, –3, –6 B. geometric, 0, –3, –6 C. geometric, 1,1/3 , 1/9 D. The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. Is the answer C? Thank you

### algebra

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 4, 8, –16, 32, . . . A.arithmetic, 64, 128, 256 B.geometric, –64, 128, –256 C.geometric, –48, 64, –80 .DThe sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. I think it's B...? 81, 27...

### Science

P: If wave a has an amplitude of 3 meters then inteferes wiht wave b that has an amplitude of 2 meters. the sum of te waves produce wave c with 5 meters Q:what is the wave interaction explain? Also m,ay you explain what destructive inteference is and constructive interference...

### physics

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m ... a) ... the phase of the wave at x = 2.27 cm and t = 0.175 s. ? b)... the ...

### physics

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m ... a) ... the phase of the wave at x = 2.27 cm and t = 0.175 s. ? b)... the ...

### physics

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m ... a) ... the phase of the wave at x = 2.27 cm and t = 0.175 s. ? b)... the ...

### university

A surfer is catching a wave. Suppose she starts at the top of a wave with a speed of 1.37 m/s and moves down the wave until her speed increases to 9.90 m/s. The drop in her vertical height is 2.64 m. If her mass is 63.3 kg, how much work is done by the (nonconservative) force ...

### Physics

A surfer is catching a wave. Suppose she starts at the top of the wave with a speed of 1.3 m/s and moves down the wave until her speed increases to 8.0 m/s. The drop in her vertical height is 2.8 m. If her mass is 59 kg, how much work is done by the (nonconservative) force of ...

### physics

A plane progressive wave is represented by the wave equation: y=0.1sin(200 ðt-20ðx/17) Where y is in millimetres, t is in seconds, and x is the distance from a fixed origin, O, in metres. Find: The frequency of the wave The wavelength of the wave The speed of the wave...

### science

A bird sits on a pole and watches waves. The wave crests are 1.0 meter apart. If one wave crest passes the pole each second, what is the speed of the wave? . What is the period of the wave? . What is the frequency of the wave? . If the waves change so that the distance between...

### physical science

A disturbance sends ripples across water in a tub. These ripples are an example of a? rarefaction longitude wave compression surface wave (my choice) Sound is an example of what kind of wave? transverse wave longitude wave surface wave wavelength (my choice) Waves carry -- ...

### physics please helpp

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m ... a) ... the phase of the wave at x = 2.27 cm and t = 0.175 s. ? b)... the ...

### Precalc/Trig

wave is modeled by the function ... h(t) = 3cos(p/10)*t What is the period of the wave (T) *frequency (F) is defined as the number of cycles of the motion per second. What is the relationship between F and T? Find the wave height (H) which is the vertical distance between the ...

### science

two waves are traveling through the a container ofnitrogen . the amplitude of the first wave is .3 cm and the amplitude of the second wave is .9 cm. what is true about the two waves? a. the energy of the first wave is less than the second wave. b. the energy of the first wave ...

### Math Help!!!

determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. find the next three terms. 1. 14,19,24,29.... geometric, 34,39,44 arithmetic,32,36,41 arithmetic 34,39,44**** the sequence is nether geometric nor arithmetic 2. -4,8,-16,32.... arithmetic. 64,128,256 geometric -64,128...

### Please help check physical science!

Please help check my answers I really want to make a 100%! 1. A mechanical wave moves through a medium, which can be (1 point) A. a liquid. B. a solid. C. a gas. D. all of the above <-- This one 2. Which type of kind of wave causes the medium to vibrate only in a direction ...

### Physics

A sine wave is traveling to the right on a cord. The lighter line in the figure represents the shape of the cord at time t = 0; the darker line represents the shape of the cord at time t = 0.10 s. (Note that the horizontal and vertical scales are different.) (a) What is the ...

### College Physics

A radio station with a power of 20 kW sends out an omnidirectional wave at 1.25 MHz. a. If the electromagnetic wave has an electric field of 0.22 V/m, what is the magnetic field amplitude? b. What is the intensity of the wave at 5 km? c. What is the wavelength of the ...

### physics

A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 32.0 m/s. a) What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 28.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 26.0 m? b)What is the wavelength of the wave? c)What is the ...

### Physics

Two nearby nodes of a standing wave are separated by 4.5 m. If the frequency of the wave is 184 Hz, what is the speed of the wave?

### Physics !>:(

A wave has angular frequency 46.2rad/s and wavelength 3.57m. What is its wave number? b).What is its wave speed?

### physics

An ocean wave has a length of 12.0 m. A wave passes a fixed location every 2.0 s. What is the speed of the wave?

### science

why is the arrival time for the p-wave always earlier than the arrival of the s-wave the same seismograph station? is it because the p wave always reaches before the s- wave.

### physics

The following wave function represents a travelling wave: y = 3.45 / [6.35 + (6.35x−8.30 t )2] where y and x are in cm, and t is in seconds.a) What is the maximum displacement of the wave at t = 7.50 s ? b) what is the velocity.

### physics

An ocean wave travels 17.1 m in 6.7 s. The distance between the two nearest wave crests is 5.1 m. What is the frequency of the wave? Answer in units of H

### physics

A plane wave is represented by the equation y=4si(230pit+0.85pix)M. find (a)the frequency (b)velocity and Wave length of the wave

### 7th Grade Math for Steve.. or Ms. Sue

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 1. 14, 19, 24, 29, . . . (1 point) geometric, 34, 39, 44 arithmetic, 32, 36, 41 arithmetic, 34, 39, 44 ** The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. 2. –4, 8, –16, 32, . . . (1 ...

### Physics

Which of the followings is correct for waves? a. One wave can cancel another wave so that no amplitude remains at certain points. b. While you are at rest, a car moves toward you while it is making noise. The speed of this sound wave is greater than when the car is stationary...

### Physics

A traveling wave has displacement D(x,t)=(3.00cm)sin(5.36x-6.71t), where x is in meters and t is in seconds. What is the wave speed of this wave? **snapshot graph at t=1/4 s

### science- physics

when a wave strikes a boundary that is less dense than the original wave medium, the wave comes back a) upright b)inverted thank you!

### PHYSICS

A wave on a string is described by the relation y = A sin(30t - 0.041x), where t is measured in seconds and x in meters, with A = 0.16 m. (a)Find the frequency of the wave. ____Hz (b)Find the wavelength of the wave. ___m (c)Find the speed of the wave. ___m/s

### physics

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m .. if needs values of these ( the speed of the wave is 58.77 m/s) (the ...

### physics

A wave travels at 575 m/sec in a dense media. The wave is observed to The length of the media is 95.8 cm. When the wave is reflected at the end, its phase is reversed (an upward motion becomes a downward motion.) What is the frequency of the resonant wave in this media?

### Intergarted Science

I had a couple of questions on the topic of Waves-Sound and Light. 1. What is the source of all waves? *Vibration* 2. In one word, what is it that moves from source to receiver in a wave motion? *Energy* 3. Does the medium in which a wave travels move with the wave? *No* 4. ...

### physics

A wave traveling in the + x direction has an amplitude of 0.35 m, a speed of 5.2 m/s, and a frequency of 14 Hz. Determine: 3.1.the wavelength, (2) 3.2.the wave number, (2) 3.3the angular velocity, (2) 3.4. the equation of the wave

### physics

Identify the area of physics that is most relevant to each of the following situations. Explain your reasoning. a. a high school football game b. food preperation for the prom c. playing in the school band d. lightning in a thunderstorm e. wearing a pair of sunglasses outside ...

### Physics

A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string is moving in the positive x-direction. The wave has a wavelength of 8 m, a frequency of 60 Hz, and an amplitude of 9 cm. What is the wave function for this wave? (Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary.) I think the ...

### Physical Science

1.Nico uses wire to connect a battery, light bulb, and a switch, but the light bulb doesn't light up. What might explain this problem? A.The circuit is closed B.The wires are bent C.The battery has too much power D.The switch is open. B? 2.What type of wave doesn't require a ...

### physic

You are given two waves, a transverse wave that moves to the right f1(x) and a transverse wave that moves to the left f2(x), on a string. As the problem begins, the wave f1(x) is moving to the right at v1 = +1 m/s and the wave f2(x) is moving to the left at v2 = -1m/s. what is...

### Meteorology/ Natural Hazards

Determine the epicenter of an earthquake from the seismographic data below: Time of wave arrival p wave s wave San Francisco 13:03:21 13:06:04 Dallas 12:04:34 12:05:59 New York City 12:24:54 12:29:50 P wave Speed 5.5 km/sec S wave Speed 3.5 km/sec where Z is time Zulu (GMT). -...

### Waves-Science

I had a couple of questions on the topic of Waves-Sound and Light. 1. What is the source of all waves? *Vibration* 2. In one word, what is it that moves from source to receiver in a wave motion? *Energy* 3. Does the medium in which a wave travels move with the wave? *No* 4. ...

### Physics help

a wave with a frequency of 3.1 hz and a wavelength of 0.3 meters experiences a lengthening of wavelength to 2.6 meters what is the new frequency of this wave? a wave generator produces a wave with a frequency of 45 hz and a wavelength of 1.9 meters. If the settings on the wave...

### Physics

A rock dropped into a pond produces a wave that takes 14.6 s to reach the opposite shore,21.1 m away. The distance between consecutive crests of the wave is 5.3 m. What is the frequency of the wave?

### physics

A rock dropped into a pond produces a wave that takes 15.7 s to reach the opposite shore, 24.3 m away. The distance between consecutive crests of the wave is 3.5 m. What is the frequency of the wave?

### Physics

A rock dropped into a pond produces a wave that takes 15.9 s to reach the opposite shore, 31.8 m away. The distance between consecutive crests of the wave is 3.1 m. What is the frequency of the wave?

### math

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 1. 14, 19, 24, 29, . . . (1 point) geometric, 34, 39, 44 arithmetic, 32, 36, 41 arithmetic, 34, 39, 44 *** The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. 2. –4, 8, –16, 32, . . . (1 ...

### physics

a fisherman noticed that his boat was lifted by the wter waves about once evry two seconds. He looked at the waves wnd estimated the length of a wave to be a 6cm. He also estimated the vertical distance between the highest point snd the lowest point of the wave to be 0.5m find...

### Physics-please

When a sound wave passes from air into a solid object, which of the following wave properties change? -Frequency -Wave Speed -Amplitude -Wavelength all that apply

### general science

2 waves are traveling through a container of nitrogen gas. Amplitude of the first wave is 0.3 cm, and the second 0.9 cm. What is true about the two waves? a. the energy of thee first wave is less than the second b. energy of the first wave is greater c. speed of the first wave...

### Math

Which represents the type of sequence: 12, 22, 30, 36, 41, …? neither arithmetic nor geometric both arithmetic and geometric arithmetic geometric

### physics

2)A wave is represented by the equation y =2sin.pi(0.5x - 200t) where all distance are measured in centimeters and time in seconds. For this wave, calculate the : (a) frequency (b) wave length (c) speed (d) amplitude step plz

### physics need help anybody

The equation y=As in(wt-kx)represents a plane wave traveling along the x-direction. If a=0.10m, w=8500hz and k=25/secs......Calculate the speed of the Waves -Calculate the speed of the medium through which the wave is travelingl -What is the equation of the reflected wave ...

### Physics

A rock dropped into a pond produces a wave that takes 15 s to reach the opposite shore, 35.8 m away. The distance between consecu- tive crests of the wave is 3.3 m. What is the frequency of the wave? Answer in units of Hz

### Math

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. -4,8,-16,32... A. Arithmetic, 64,128,256 B. Geometric, -64,128,-256 C. Geometric, -48,64,-80 D. The sequence is neither arithmetic nor geometric sequence. B? Thank you

### sir damon i need u help physics

The equation y=As in(wt-kx)represents a plane wave traveling along the x-direction. If a=0.10m, w=8500hz and k=25/secs......Calculate the speed of the Waves -Calculate the speed of the medium through which the wave is travelingl -What is the equation of the reflected wave ...

### economics

Sally and a partner holds the ends of a spring 4 meters apart. There are 5 nodes in the standing wave produced. Sally moves her hand from the rest position back and forth along the floor 20 times in 4 seconds. Determine the following: Wavelenght of wave sally sue sent ...

### physics

Sally and a partner holds the ends of a spring 4 meters apart. There are 5 nodes in the standing wave produced. Sally moves her hand from the rest position back and forth along the floor 20 times in 4 seconds. Determine the following: Wavelenght of wave sally sue sent ...

### science

the waves above is an electrical signal resulting from a sound wave. how does the information in this electrical signal make it to your car radio, it is carried on an FM wave by modulating its frequency,is it carried on an FM wave by its amplitude, is it carried on an FM wave ...

### physics

A wave with an amplitude of 1.94 m interferes with a second wave with an amplitude of 0.85 m. What is the largest resulting wave that could occur if these two waves destructively interfere?

### Physics

A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 50.0 m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 38.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 16.0 m?

### Physics

A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 50.0 m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 38.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 16.0 m?

### Physics

The period of longitudinal sinusoidal wave is 0.16 seconds and its wavelength is 8.0 meters. Calculate the wave's speed, frequency, angular frequency and wave number.

### Science

What is the differnce between the way matter responds to a transverse wave and a longitudinal wave? A. Matter moves in the same direction in a longitudinal wave, and at right angles to the direction of a transverse wave. B. Matter moves at right angles to the direction of ...

### physics

A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 10.4m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 26.6cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 18.4m?

### Physical science

the crest of wave A has an amplitude of 5 cm. the trough of wave B has an amplitude of 2 cm. if the crest of wave A combines with the trough of wave B,what will be the amplitude of the resulting wave? will the waves form a crest or a trough when they combine?