# Physics Tutorial 11.1 - Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves

There are 4 lessons in this physics tutorial covering Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves. The tutorial starts with an introduction to Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves and is then followed with a list of the separate lessons, the tutorial is designed to be read in order but you can skip to a specific lesson or return to recover a specific physics lesson as required to build your physics knowledge of Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves. you can access all the lessons from this tutorial below.

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In this Physics tutorial, you will learn:

• The meaning of waves
• Definition of waves
• How to classify waves?
• Which are elements of a wave?
• What is the simplified equation of waves?

## Introduction to Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves

What happens to the guitar strings when you play music? Are the string oscillations regular or irregular?

What do you understand with "water waves"? How can you generate them?

What happens when you shake a rope fixed at one end? Do you think the rope's particles move forward? Why? / Why not?

The answers of the above questions will be discussed in this tutorial. Thus, here you will learn some key concepts regarding waves as phenomenon and their behaviour. Also, you will learn how to classify waves based on pre-defined criteria and how to express the waves mathematically through their equation.

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11.1Types of Waves. The Simplified Equation of Waves
Lesson IDPhysics Lesson TitleLessonVideo
Lesson
11.1.1What are Waves?
11.1.2Elements of a Wave
11.1.3Classification of Waves
11.1.4The Simplified Equation of Waves

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