Wave function

y=y0cos(wt-kx+p)
y: y coordinate
ŷ: Amplitude
ω: Frequency
t: Time
k: Wave number
x: x coordinate
φ0: Phase


Information:
Category:Waves
Description:A wave propagating in x-direction is described by a cosine function.


See also:
Wavelength
Velocity of propagation
Wave number
Phase velocity
Ordinary wave equation
Group velocity
Group velocity and phase velocity
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