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Problem 17.9: Determine the properties of the wave

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Shown in black is a wave (position is given in meters). Three sliders are given that change certain properties of the wave. Restart.

  1. Which slider changes which property of the wave?
  2. Use the sliders to identify the wave parameters for this wave function (shown in red).

Problem 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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