# stationary wave

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## stationary wave

[′stā·shə‚ner·ē ′wāv]
(physics)
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Caption: Slidewaters, LLC will own and operate CityWave, USA; the first deep-water stationary wave in the U.S.
The 3-D properties of these stationary waves were also obtained by combining VIRTIS data with radio-science data from the Venus Radio Science experiment, or VeRa, also on Venus Express.
c) If the engine is connected at the intermediate point, a part from the energy will be absorbed by the engine, or stationary wave will persist with reduced amplitude between the generator (g) and engine, the liquid state between it could be considered as result of two overlapped waves: one stationary wave and one progressive wave.
If all taps are closed, in the pipe will appear stationary waves, having the maximum of variation of pressure at the end of (r) and at [lambda]/2--(though in b point).
We will have then overlapped in the pipes a system of stationary waves and a system of mobile waves along the pipe, though there will not be any point in the pipe where the variation of the pressure will be permanently zero.
Where: RUS--is stationary wave coefficient; Pmax--maxim sonic pressure; Pmin--minim sonic pressure; A--amplitude of incident wave; B--amplitude of reflected wave.
When the tub has finished with a phonon-absorbent material, the stationary waves from tub have the shape from Fig.3.
Forel is, I think, most certain; that they are waves originally caused by winds; but that they are reflected from one side and another of the limited sea, and thus become stationary waves. The waves forming the seiches of Malta are reflected, I suppose, from the shores of Sicily and Africa."
Stationary waves, also called standing waves, are formed by the superposition of two waves of the same amplitude and frequency moving in opposite directions [10].
The effect consists in that that the producing of reflected waves will give birth in the piston of the pipe a serie of stationary waves, none raising energy in liquid will results, pressures won't outrun fixed limit.

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