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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
This java applet illustrates the superposition principle of waves. Users can control the frequency, velocity, amplitude, and phase of the waves. The frequencies of the waves can be different, illustrating beats. The applet includes a short description of the physics and instructions on how to run the simulation. It is also connected to a discussion board for users to provide comments and ask questions.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2001 Fu-Kwan Hwang and National Taiwan Normal University
Keywords:
interference, wave amplitude, wave phase
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Metadata instance created October 28, 2005 by Ed Lee
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January 22, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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January 29, 2004
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AIP Format
F. Hwang, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=19.0).
AJP/PRST-PER
F. Hwang, NTNU Java: Superposition Principle of Wave (2001), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=19.0>.
APA Format
Hwang, F. (2004, January 29). NTNU Java: Superposition Principle of Wave. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=19.0
Chicago Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Superposition Principle of Wave. January 29, 2004. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=19.0 (accessed 23 July 2014).
MLA Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Superposition Principle of Wave. 2001. 29 Jan. 2004. 23 July 2014 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=19.0>.
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@misc{ Author = "Fu-Kwun Hwang", Title = {NTNU Java: Superposition Principle of Wave}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 July 2014}, Month = {January 29, 2004}, Year = {2001} }
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