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written by Dan Russell
Visit this site for interesting animations of wave and phenomena, with an emphasis on sound and acoustics. You'll also see the equations that describe basic wave behavior. You'll also find a small video of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Waves and Pendula
- Acoustics
= Intensity and Attenuation
- Instruments
= Resonance in Strings
= Stringed Instruments
- Oscillations
- Wave Motion
= Longitudinal Pulses and Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- image/gif
- video/mpeg
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This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 1, 2006 until September 16, 2006. View the feature here!
Nucleus This resource was featured by the Nucleus collection from November 16, 2009 until January 19, 2010. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2003 Dan Russell
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Keywords: Tacoma Narrows Bridge, dispersion, fourier, harmonic oscillators, interference, ray tracing, resonance, sound, sound fields, vibrational modes, waveguides
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 3, 2004 by Melanie Carter
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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