Wavelength of pressure waves

Description

In an elastic medium with rigidity, a harmonic pressure wave oscillation is related to the amplitude of displacement, the distance along the axis of propagation, the angular frequency, the spatial frequency of the wave, the time and the phase difference.

Related formulas

Variables

yWavelength of pressure waves (m)
y0The amplitude of displacement (m)
kThe wavenumber( the spatial frequency of the wave) (radians/m)
xThe distance along the axis of propagation, (m)
ωThe angular frequency (radians/sec)
tThe time (sec)
ϕThe phase difference (radians)