Translations:One-dimensional waves/18/en

From SEG Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
ADVERTISEMENT

Many physical systems involve simultaneous propagation of two or more waveforms. Examples are especially common in acoustics. The sounds we hear represent a complicated combination of various wave motions that result in some overall pattern. Within normal limits, the following basic assumption holds: The resultant of two or more individual waves is simply the sum of the individual waves.