A student asked me a question the other day that’s got me stumped:
Sound waves in air are longitudinal, and water waves have both transverse and longitudinal elements. But what about sound waves in water?
Sarah Hargus Ferguson, Ph.D., CCC-A
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Utah
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