Q. 6

Which of the following statements are true for wave motion?
A. Mechanical transverse waves can propagate through all mediums.

B. Longitudinal waves can propagate through solids only

C. Mechanical transverse waves can propagate through solids only.

D. Longitudinal waves can propagate through vacuum.

Answer :

Solids and strings possess shear module. When mechanical waves propagate through solids is subjected to shearing stress. This is the reason the sustain shearing stress.

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