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written by Jennifer Bliss, Brad Steele, and Bruce Mechtly
This java application allows the user to look at the waveform of WAV files or microphone inputs in detail. One can see a graph of the fast fourier transform (FFT) of the data in the window in a 2D or 3D graph. The 3D graph shows how the FFT changes over time.

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Equipment
= Electronic Equipment
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
= Wave Analysis and Synthesis
- Wave Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Laboratory
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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Free access
Does not have a copyright, license, or other use restriction.
FFT, amplitude, frequency, oscilloscope, sound, spectrum
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 29, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
Record Updated:
May 26, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
July 29, 2008
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AIP Format
J. Bliss, B. Steele, and B. Mechtly, (2005), WWW Document, (
J. Bliss, B. Steele, and B. Mechtly, JavaSound3D, (2005), <>.
APA Format
Bliss, J., Steele, B., & Mechtly, B. (2008, July 29). JavaSound3D. Retrieved September 20, 2019, from
Chicago Format
Bliss, J, B. Steele, and B. Mechtly. JavaSound3D. July 29, 2008. (accessed 20 September 2019).
MLA Format
Bliss, Jennifer, Brad Steele, and Bruce Mechtly. JavaSound3D. 2005. 29 July 2008. 20 Sep. 2019 <>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Jennifer Bliss and Brad Steele and Bruce Mechtly", Title = {JavaSound3D}, Volume = {2019}, Number = {20 September 2019}, Month = {July 29, 2008}, Year = {2005} }
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