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written by Barney Taylor
This resource contains interactive wave motion simulations for students in introductory physics classes. The various simulations model phenomena such as wave superposition, reflection, and refraction, as well as the interference of waves, the Doppler effect, the superposition of sine waves, and the various intensities of spherical waves.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- General
- Wave Motion
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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interference, reflection and refraction, wave motion, wave power
Record Creator:
December 31, 2002 by Waylon Flinn
Record Updated:
October 23, 2015 by Alan Goldblatt
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Taylor, B. (2002). Wave Phenomena Simulations. Retrieved July 29, 2016, from
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Taylor, Barney. Wave Phenomena Simulations. 2002. (accessed 29 July 2016).
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