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written by Paul Falstad
The Wave Simulator can be used to create a wide range of demos with reflectors, lenses, cavities, and point sources. Common examples such as multiple source and multiple slit interference, Doppler effect, and beats are available, along with more advanced topics such as waves in confined geometries, wave scattering, and temperature gradients.  Very little documentation on how to use the simulator is provided but the controls are self-explanatory.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
- General
- Wave Motion
= Interference and Diffraction
= Standing Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- application/java
- image/gif
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Keywords:
acoustic modes, interference, ripple tank, waveguide
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Date Metadata Instance was created June 26, 2003 by Juliette Rupert
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July 12, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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