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

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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 ...

earth science please help ....

How would the seperation between the p wave and s wave arrival at Savannah, GA compare to the data from the seismograph recorded in chicago, Il. the recorded for the chicago is: CHicago: P wave arrival time: 08:57:45 pm s wave arrival time: 09:02:05 pm difference in arrival ...

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). -...

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?

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.

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

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?

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?

EARTH SCIENCE- SO STUCK

How far from an earthquake epicenter is a city where the difference between the P-wave and the S-wave arrival times is 5 minutes and 00 seconds?

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

Earthquakes are motions of the earth's crust. Essentially, they are big sound waves that travel through the earth. There are two types of waves. The first type is called a longitudinal or P wave, where the earth compresses in the same direction as the wave travels. The second ...

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?

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?

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.

physics

When an earthquake occurs, two types of sound waves are generated and travel through the earth. The primary, or P, wave has a speed of about 8.0 km/s and the secondary, or S, wave has a speed of about 4.5 km/s. A seismograph, located some distance away, records the arrival of ...

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

earth science

why is the arrival time for the p - wave earlier that the arrival of the s-wave the same seismograph station?

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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 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

A wave travels a distance of 20m in 3s. The distance btw successive crests of the wave is 4cm. What is the frequency of the wave?

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

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?

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 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...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 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

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?

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 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 ...

Wave

What feature is NOT defined for a wave pulse? a)period b)wave speed c)the position of a particle at a certain time d)a defined source

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?

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

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?

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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

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

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

oscillations

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

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?

oscillations

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

physics

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

physics

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

physics

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

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

Science

The distance from the crest of a wave to the next crest is 10 centimeters. The distance from a crest of this wave to a trough is 4 centimeters. a. What is the amplitude of this wave? b. What is the wavelength of this wave?

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 ...

physics- vry urgent

A human wave. During sporting events within large, densely packed stadiums, spectators will send a wave (or pulse) around the stadium (Fig. below). As the wave reaches a group of spectators, they stand with a cheer and then sit. At any instant, the width w of the wave is the ...

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...

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

the speed of a transverse wave on a string is 450m/s while the wavelength is 0.18m. The amplitude of the wave is 2.0mm. How much time is required for a particle of the string to move a total distance of 1.0km.... The thing that confuses me about this question is the amplitude ...

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...

Chemistry

SO CONFUSED PLEASE HELP!!! A certain radio wave has a wavelength of 7 inches. a. convert the wavelength of this radio wave into meters. (1 meter = 39.37) b. find the frequency of this radio wave.

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

Sounds

Seriously, I would love to know the answer to this question, will someone please answer it!!! What is quick back-and-forth motions repeated over and over? That wasn't a answer, I NEED AN ANSWER!!! wave? Pressure wave? Sound wave? Transverse wave? I think they're thinking of ...

science 101

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

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...

Physics

The time needed for a water wave to change from the equilibrium level to the crest is 0.4185 s. What fraction of a wavelength is this? What is the period of the wave? Answer in units of s. What is the frequency of the wave? Answer in units of Hz.

physics

The time needed for a water wave to change from the equilibrium level to the crest is 0.4185 s. What fraction of a wavelength is this? What is the period of the wave? Answer in units of s. What is the frequency of the wave? Answer in units of Hz

Wave Motion Physics

A transverse wave on a string is described by the following equation. y(x, t) = (0.35 m) sin[(1.25 rad/m)x + (92.8 rad/s)t] Consider the element of the string at x = 0. (a) What is the time interval between the first two instants when this element has a position of y = 0.303 m...

Physics

A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 27.0 s. A given maximum of the wave travels 455 cm along the rope in a time period of 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?

science

A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 49.0 vibrations in 20.8 s. A given crest of the wave travels 402 cm along the rope in a time period of 14.9 s. What is the wavelength?

Physics - Waves

A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. A given crest of the wave travels 425 cm along the rope in a time period of 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?

Physical Science 9th grade

Could someone please explain how I do this or provide a link explaining how. I am very confused. 1) a) Name 2 properties of waves that change if the wave changes media. b) Name a property that does NOT change when it changes media. 2) If the wavelength of a wave increases when...

Physics

A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 50.0 vibrations in 26.6 s. A given crest of the wave travels 355 cm along the rope in a time period of 12.1 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of m

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 harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave com- pletes 44.0 vibrations in 26.9 s. A given crest of the wave travels 359 cm along the rope in a time period of 11.6 s. What is the wavelength? Answer in units of m.

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