Oscillations and mechanical waves

Lessons
Simple harmonic motion
Simple harmonic motion (with calculus)
Introduction to mechanical waves
Sound
The Doppler effect
Wave interference
About this unit
Waves are responsible for basically every form of communication we use. Whether you're talking out loud, texting on your phone, or waving to someone in a crowd there's going to be a wave transmitting information. Learn about the basics of waves in this topic, then learn more about light waves in the topics below.