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This award-winning website offers animation-based tutorials on concepts relating to wave phenomena, sound waves, simple and coupled oscillators, harmonic motion, resonance, superposition, acoustics, and double-slit interference. Each topic features simple text explanations, all supported with author-created animations that illustrate the concept.

This resource is appropriate for high school physics and would also serve as content support for K-8 science teachers.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
= Intensity and Attenuation
- Instruments
= Resonance in Strings
= Stringed Instruments
- Oscillations
- Wave Motion
= Longitudinal Pulses and Waves
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 2003 Dan Russell
Keywords:
Tacoma Narrows Bridge, dispersion, fourier, harmonic oscillators, interference, ray tracing, resonance, sound, sound fields, vibrational modes, waveguides
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Metadata instance created June 3, 2004 by Melanie Carter
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June 24, 2013 by Bruce Mason
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Wave Energy
Unit Title: Teaching About Waves and Wave Energy

This award-winning website offers animation-based tutorials on concepts relating to wave phenomena, sound waves, simple and coupled oscillators, harmonic motion, resonance, superposition, acoustics, and double-slit interference. Each topic features simple text explanations, all supported with animations that illustrate the concept.

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Topic: Wave Energy
Unit Title: Teaching About Waves and Wave Energy

Interested in doing a unit on Waves, but need a content refresher? This award-winning tutorial collection covers basic wave phenomena, sound waves, harmonic motion, resonance, superposition, acoustics, double-slit interference, and more. It's written for non-physicists, and each topic is supported with author-created animations that demonstrate the concepts.

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D. Russell, Acoustics and Vibration Animations, (2003), <http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/demos.html>.
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Russell, D. (2003). Acoustics and Vibration Animations. Retrieved October 26, 2014, from http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/demos.html
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Russell, Daniel. Acoustics and Vibration Animations. 2003. http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/demos.html (accessed 26 October 2014).
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