Elastic Rebound (What happens in an earthquake?)

Answer:

- Stress builds up
- Frictional force fights against tectonic force.
- SHAKES

3 Components of Seismic Wave Displacement

Answer:

1. Frequency
2. Wavelength
3. Amplitude

What is the relationship between wavelength and frequency?

Answer:

They are inversely proportional.

3 Types of Waves

Answer:

1. Primary
2. Secondary
3. Surface

Secondary

Answer:

Second strongest.

Surface

Answer:

slowest and highest amplitude.

P-Wave (Longitudinal and Compressive)

Answer:

- Rock particles move parallel with the motion of wave.
- Side to side.

Surface-Wave

Answer:

- Highest Amplitude
- Longest Wavelength
- Slowest Wavelength
- Retrograde Ellipse
- Most Damage

Motion

Answer:

Displacement from one spot to another.

2 Types of Motion

Answer:

1. Motion of energy itself
2. Motion of the media (rock, etc.)