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written by Juan Aguirregabiria
edited by Wolfgang Christian
The Ejs Waves and Phasors model displays the motion of a transverse wave on a string and the resulting phasors for the wave amplitude.  The simulation allows an arbitrarily polarized wave to be created.  The amplitude, period, phase velocity and number of phasors displayed can all be changed via sliders.  You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.  

Ejs Waves and Phasors model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_ehu_waves_wave_phasors.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  Ejs is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.  Additional Ejs models for wave motion are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
= Transverse Pulses and Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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Keywords:
Easy Java Simulations, Ejs, OSP, Open Source Physics, phasor, string, wave motion
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Metadata instance created August 18, 2008 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
June 19, 2013 by Matt Mohorn
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS WAVES AND PHASORS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7886&DocID=664).
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS WAVES AND PHASORS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7886&DocID=664>.
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Aguirregabiria, J. (2008). Ejs Waves and Phasors Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7886&DocID=664
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Aguirregabiria, Juan. "Ejs Waves and Phasors Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7886&DocID=664 (accessed 2 September 2014).
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Aguirregabiria, Juan. Ejs Waves and Phasors Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java (JRE) 1.5. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7886&DocID=664>.
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