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Physics Syllabus (Adapted from Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board)

The physics tuition will be conducted in accordance to the Physics Syllabus. 


12.  General Wave Properties



•    Describing wave motion


•    Wave terms


•    Longitudinal and transverse waves


Learning  Outcomes


Candidates should be able to:


(a)   describe what is meant by wave motion as illustrated by vibrations in ropes and springs and by waves in a ripple tank


(b)   show understanding that waves transfer energy without transferring matter


(c)   define speed, frequency, wavelength, period and amplitude


(d)   state what is meant by the term wavefront


(e)   recall and apply the relationship velocity = frequency × wavelength to new situations or to solve related problems


(f)    compare transverse and longitudinal waves and give suitable examples of each



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