Exploration 17.2: Measure the Properties of a Wave



f(x, t) =

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Shown in black is a traveling wave (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Measure the relevant properties of this wave and determine the wave function of the wave. Once you are finished, check your answer by importing a f(x, t) and look at the red wave to see if it matches. Restart.

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Exploration authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.
Script authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.


Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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