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4: Oscillations and Waves

4.1. Oscillations

  • Periodic Motion

  • Simple Harmonic Motion

  • Phase and Phase Difference

4.2. Travelling Waves

  • Describing Waves

  • Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Sound Waves

4.3. Wave Characteristics

  • Wavefronts and Rays

  • Superposition

  • Polarisation

4.4. Wave Behaviour

  • Reflection and Refraction

  • Snell's Law and TIR

  • Diffraction

  • Double Slit Interference

4.5. Standing Waves

  • Standing Waves on Strings

  • Standing Waves in Pipes

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