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Spanish term or phrase:semilitudes de ondas
English translation:HALF-WAVELENGTHS
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15:11 Mar 19, 2001
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Spanish term or phrase: semilitudes de ondas
" Las condiciones para que se produzca la interferencia, es que entre ambas ondas exista una diferencia de fases, igual a un nmero impar de SEMILITUDES DE ONDAS, y ese es el momento de reposo y el sonido es nulo."

Please HELP me! How would you translate this sentence? Also, is there such a thing as semilitud? or is it similitud?
Maria Paz
HALF-WAVELENGTHS
Explanation:
For an Engineer it is obvious that you have a typo in the original. It has to read:
" Las condiciones para que se produzca la interferencia, es que entre ambas ondas exista una diferencia de fases, igual a un número impar de SEMILONGITUDES DE ONDAS, y ..."
Meaning:
The conditions for interference to arise is that between both waves there
must exist an odd number of HALF-WAVELENGTHS, and... "
When phases differ in a half wavelength, then the peak of one wave meets the valley of the other, and both will cancel, yielding an amplitude equal to the difference of amplitude of both components. This has nothing to do with SIMILAR waves, and of course there are no "semilitudes" in Spanish
Greetings!
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two2tango
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Un millón de gracias. Además tu explicación ha aclarado otras dudas que se presentan en el resto del documento debido a los errores que tiene. Saludos.
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Summary of answers provided
nawave similarities
Parrot
naSee below
Davorka Grgic
naHALF-WAVELENGTHS
two2tango
naidentical wavesFuad Yahya
nawave similarity
Davorka Grgic
nawave similarities
Brigitte Gendebien
nasimilitudes de ondas: wave similaritiesMaria McCollum


  

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13 mins
similitudes de ondas: wave similarities


Explanation:
similitud: similarity, resemblance, similitude.
ondas: wave ( radio wave)

Good luck
;-)


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Maria McCollum
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15 mins
wave similarity


Explanation:

It is definitely SIMILARITUD.

See:



Springer LINK: Shock Waves - Table of Contents Vol. 9 Issue ...
... A. Merlen: Generalization of the muzzle wave similarity rules Shock
Waves 9 (1999) 5, 341-352 Article in PDF format (388 KB). ...
link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00193/tocs/t9009005.htm - 5k - Cached - Similar pages


link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00193/bibs/9009005/90090341.htm
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Time dependent disks
... linearly in size with time (for ). This is similar to Shu's expansion wave similarity
solution for the collapse of a singular isothermal sphere, except that in ...
astron.berkeley.edu/~jrg/ay202/lectures/node112.html - 12k

Good luck.

Davorka



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16 mins
wave similarities


Explanation:
Diferencia y similitudes en el efecto Doppler entre la luz y el sonido:

1. Las ondas electromagniticas (luz) no consisten en materia en movimiento, y por tanto, la velocidad de la fuente con respecto al medio no entra en el analisis no como en las ondas elasticas (sonido) que uno de los factores mas importantes es la velocidad de la fuente.

2. La velocidad de propagacisn en el vacmo es 'c' y el la misma para todos los observadores, independientemente de su velocidad relativa 'v'. Entonces, el efecto Doppler para ondas electromagniticas debe calcularse necesariamente mediante la teorma de la relatividad. (http://www.terra.es/personal2/physics/tarea2/simil.htm)

Generalization of the muzzle wave similarity rules (http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00193/bibs/900...





    Reference: http://leo.worldonline.es/calambre/pulsar1.htm
    Reference: http://www.uco.es/organiza/centros/ciencias/departamento_fis...
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51 mins
identical waves


Explanation:
Take a look at the following:

http://www.headwize.com/tech/elemnts_tech.htm

Fuad



    See above
Fuad Yahya
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1 hr
HALF-WAVELENGTHS


Explanation:
For an Engineer it is obvious that you have a typo in the original. It has to read:
" Las condiciones para que se produzca la interferencia, es que entre ambas ondas exista una diferencia de fases, igual a un número impar de SEMILONGITUDES DE ONDAS, y ..."
Meaning:
The conditions for interference to arise is that between both waves there
must exist an odd number of HALF-WAVELENGTHS, and... "
When phases differ in a half wavelength, then the peak of one wave meets the valley of the other, and both will cancel, yielding an amplitude equal to the difference of amplitude of both components. This has nothing to do with SIMILAR waves, and of course there are no "semilitudes" in Spanish
Greetings!

two2tango
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1 hr
wave similarities


Explanation:
Let's see that sentence again:
The condition that generates the interference is (basically) that there exists a difference of phase between both waves that is equal to an odd number of wave similarities, and this is the moment of repose wherein the sound is null (or mathematically approaches zero).
Okay?

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9 hrs
See below


Explanation:
I would like to apologize for a completely wrong and misleading answer I proposed above.

First of all I did not read the text properly, secondly, I was misleaded with my recent work where I used Shu´s expansion (which has to do with the wave similarity).

The concept described in your peace of text is a basic concept of the wave mechanics. It is a good old cancellation of two equal waves (equal amplitude and wavelenght)when their fase difference equals half the wavelenght.

two4tango has the correct answer.

I apologize onice again.

Davorka


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