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written by Edward Zobel
This applet demonstrates basic wave superposition through an interactive simulation. The user is able to select two sinusoidal waveforms, move them together, and view the resulting wave as the interference occurs. Brief explanations are offered to help better explain what is happening on the screen.

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
= Interference and Diffraction
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Educators
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 1997 Edward A. Zobel
Keywords:
constructive, destructive, interference, pulse, square wave, superposition, wave, wave application, waves
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August 14, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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January 1, 2006
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E. Zobel, (1997), WWW Document, (http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/interference/waveInterference1/WaveInterference1.html).
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E. Zobel, Zona Land: Wave Interference 1, (1997), <http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/interference/waveInterference1/WaveInterference1.html>.
APA Format
Zobel, E. (2006, January 1). Zona Land: Wave Interference 1. Retrieved July 21, 2019, from http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/interference/waveInterference1/WaveInterference1.html
Chicago Format
Zobel, Edward. Zona Land: Wave Interference 1. January 1, 2006. http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/interference/waveInterference1/WaveInterference1.html (accessed 21 July 2019).
MLA Format
Zobel, Edward. Zona Land: Wave Interference 1. 1997. 1 Jan. 2006. 21 July 2019 <http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/interference/waveInterference1/WaveInterference1.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Edward Zobel", Title = {Zona Land: Wave Interference 1}, Volume = {2019}, Number = {21 July 2019}, Month = {January 1, 2006}, Year = {1997} }
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