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Q. Two waves are propagating perpendicular to each other superimpose on each other. If the initial phase difference between them is π/4, the resultant wave will be a) straight line b) parabola c) circle d) ellipse

Q. Two waves are propagating perpendicular to each other
superimpose on each other. If the initial phase difference between them is π/4, the resultant wave will be

a) straight line
 
b) parabola

c) circle

d) ellipse
 

Grade:12

1 Answers

ROSHAN MUJEEB
askIITians Faculty 833 Points
3 years ago
The resultant of two waves is given byR2=A2+B2+2ABcosθ;θis the phase difference and A and B are the amplitudes of the individual waves.

Ifθ=2π, thenR=A+B

The correct option is (a)

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