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Topic: Light and sound waves
Replies: 30   Last Post: Sep 21, 2008 5:12 PM

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 George Herold Posts: 13 Registered: 9/8/08
Re: Light and sound waves
Posted: Sep 17, 2008 9:39 PM

On Sep 17, 10:09 am, John Larkin
<jjlar...@highNOTlandTHIStechnologyPART.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 09:48:25 +0200, "Szczepan Bia³ek"
>
> <sz.bia...@wp.pl> wrote:
>

> > "John Larkin" <jjlar...@highNOTlandTHIStechnologyPART.com> wrote
> >news:kb31d4tro39gk2chcosc965jn11gniverj@4ax.com...

>
> >> Solids support both compression (longitudinal) and shear (transverse)
> >> waves. Bulk liquids support only compression waves.

>
> >"        Some liquid media at usual temperatures and pressures are good
> >shear wave conductors at high frequencies (0.5-1.0 MHz and above) [16]. "
> >This is from:http://ethertheory.chat.ru/epart3.htm

>
> >Is it possible that all liquids support shear wave at very high frequencies?
>
> That's not my area of expertise. I suppose that viscous losses are low
> in regimes where the liquid is relatively stiff, so transverse waves
> may travel useful distances. I suppose "liquid" is, umm, a fluid
> definition.
>
> John

> >Is it possible that all liquids support shear wave at very high frequencies?
>
> That's not my area of expertise. I suppose that viscous losses are low
> in regimes where the liquid is relatively stiff, so transverse waves
> may travel useful distances.

I'm way over my head here also, but what is it that separates a gas
from a liquid? At some "point" a liquid has some stickiness.

George

Date Subject Author
9/17/08 Rich Delaney
9/17/08 John Larkin
9/17/08 Szczepan Bia³ek
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9/18/08 Phil Hobbs
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