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Check out these animations that help explain the generation of shockwaves. The high-quality animation shows waves generated by a source moving at various speeds, and when the speed exceeds the speed of the waves, the shockwave is clearly shown.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Dynamics of Fluids
- General
Waves and Pendula
- Wave Motion
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
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- Learners
- image/gif
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Restriction: © 1998 Siltec
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Keywords: Doppler effect, animation, curriculum support, shock wave, sonic boom, speed of sound, supersonic, wave motion
Record Creators: Metadata instance created June 14, 2006 by Ed Lee
Siltec Ltd.
Record Updated: Aug 04, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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August 2, 2007
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Shock Waves. (2007, August 2). Retrieved December 1, 2023, from Siltec Ltd.:
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Shock Waves. Siltec Ltd., 1998. 2 Aug. 2007. Siltec Ltd.. 1 Dec. 2023 <>.
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