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Two Source Ripple Tank JS Model Documents

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Main Document

Two Source Ripple Tank JS Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Two Source Ripple Tank JS Model  shows a two-dimensional interference pattern. The color is white at the wave crest and black at the wave trough. Users can use  a slider to adjust the wavelength and can click drag within this simulation to change the source separation. Use this simulation to study how familiar wave parameters, such as the wavelength and period, influence this two-dimensional representation. How would you  characterize the wave function between the two sources? How would you characterize the wave function to the right or left of these sources? What happens when the separation is zero.

The Two Source Ripple Tank JS Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) version 5.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run html page and requires only a browser with JavaScript support.  It is also distributed as an ePub.

Last Modified September 27, 2014

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Supplemental Documents

Two Source Ripple Tank ePub 

An ePub containing the Two Source Ripple Tank simulation.

Last Modified June 30, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Two Source Ripple Tank Source Code 

This source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Two Source Ripple Tank JS Model.   Unzip this archive in your EjsS workspace to compile and run this model using EjsS 5.  Although EjsS is a Java program, EjsS 5 creates stand alone JavaScript simulations and ePub documents from this source code.

Last Modified June 30, 2014

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