Source: Computed tomography of human brain (18), Mikael Häggström, Wikimedia commons

How do waves impact everyday life? You have studied different types of waves, their behaviors, and their characteristics. In the following sections, you will look at some examples of how waves are applied for use in medical and industrial applications.

There are many applications for the use of waves in everyday life from preservatives to body diagnostics. Waves are used in many practical applications to support work, entertainment, and health.

In the next few sections, you will learn a few practical applications of waves.