This web page explains the physics of sonic shock waves. Text and animations describe and illustrate the wavefronts of sound from a moving point source for the cases of motion equal to, less than, and greater than the speed of sound.
This is part of a large collection of physics animations.
%0 Electronic Source %D August 2, 2007 %T Shock Waves %I Siltec Ltd. %V 2015 %N 30 March 2015 %8 August 2, 2007 %9 image/gif %U http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/swa_txt.htm
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.