Longitudnal wave Transverse wave
In LW the particles of the medium In TW the particles of the medium
vibrates parallel to the direction of vibrate perpendicular to direction of
propagation of wave. propagation of wave
It travels as compression and It travels as Crest & Trough.
It travels in solid,liquid and gas. It travels in solids and on the surface of liquids.
Ex:sound wave Ex: light wave