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Wave Motion Resources

by Ron Kurtus

The following material consists of websites, books, and other resources on wave motion.


Following are reference websites on waves and wave motion:

Longitudinal and Transverse Wave Motion - Pennsylvania State University

Wave Motion -

Ocean Waves -

Waves and Wave Motion -

Waves Chapter Outline -

Wave - Wikipedia

Waves and Obstacles -


Following are reference books on wave motion. These books can be purchased from your local bookstore or through

Physics of Waves by William C. Elmore and Mark A. Heald; Dover Publications (1985) - Classic book

Almost All About Waves by John R. Pierce; Dover Publications (2006)

The Wave Watcher's Companion: Ocean Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations by Gavin Pretor-Pinney; Perigee Trade (2011) - Excellent book

Top-rated books on Wave Motion


If you know of any other good resources, let me know about them.

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