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Interference Model: Ripple Tank 

written by Andrew Duffy

The Interference Model: Ripple Tank investigates constructive and destructive interference between two point sources. The user can change the point source frequency, location and separation and phase difference between the point sources.  The model also shows the difference in distance from the point sources to a movable observation point.

The Interference Model: Ripple Tank 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_bu_Ripple_Tank_Interference.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

Last Modified June 10, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Interference Model: Ripple Tank Source Code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Interference Model: Ripple Tank.   Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

This material is released under the GNU General Public License Version 3.

Published April 24, 2010
Last Modified June 10, 2014

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