Term Details

Display Hierarchical | Alphabetical | KWOC | KWIC


Top Terms > Physical phenomena > Electromagnetism > Electromagnetic radiation > Electromagnetic waves > Electromagnetic wave phenomena > Doppler effect

Find related records

Search with TRT term only:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Expanded search with
narrower TRT terms:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Doppler effect (Sfrwbe)

Definition
Change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other. Also called Doppler shift. (Source: wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn)
Broader Term
Electromagnetic wave phenomena (Sfrwb)
Narrower Terms
Doppler shift (Sfrwbed)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Electromagnetic wave propagation (Sfrwbb)
Diffraction (Sfrwbd)
Frequency (Electromagnetism) (Sfrwbf)
Polarization (Sfrwbp)
Radiation patterns (Sfrwbq)
Reflection (Sfrwbr)
Refraction (Sfrwbs)
Scattering (Sfrwbt)