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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics animation that explores the relationship between displacement and pressure in sound waves.  Users can watch two graphical displays to observe how pressure change is produced by oscillations of the wave particles.   Action may be viewed in steps or continuous play.  This item is part of a larger collection.  See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full index of simulations designed by this author to support first semester introductory physics curriculum.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Springs and Oscillators
- Wave Motion
= Longitudinal Pulses and Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2002 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
longitudinal waves, sound waves, wave displacement, wave pressure, waves
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Metadata instance created April 17, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
July 31, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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AIP Format
A. Duffy, (2002), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c20_disp_pressure.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: Displacement and Pressure in a Sound Wave, (2002), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c20_disp_pressure.html>.
APA Format
Duffy, A. (2008, March 28). Boston University Physics Applets: Displacement and Pressure in a Sound Wave. Retrieved September 20, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c20_disp_pressure.html
Chicago Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Displacement and Pressure in a Sound Wave. March 28, 2008. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c20_disp_pressure.html (accessed 20 September 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Displacement and Pressure in a Sound Wave. 2002. 28 Mar. 2008. 20 Sep. 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c20_disp_pressure.html>.
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Is Part Of First Semester Introductory Physics Simulations

This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Classical Mechanics.  This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a first semester introductory physics class.

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