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written by Martin Kirby
This simulation illustrates the addition of two waves, either transverse and/or longitudinal. The user can interactively change a wide range of parameters of the interfering waves: speed, wavelength, frequency, and amplitude. The simulation shows interference, beats, standing waves, the vertical position, velocity, or acceleration of a point on either wave, and formulas describing the waves mathematically.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- General
- Wave Motion
= Beats
= Interference and Diffraction
= Longitudinal Pulses and Waves
= Standing Waves
= Transverse Pulses and Waves
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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Access Rights:
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-No derivatives 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Martin Kirby
Type:
HTML 5
Keywords:
beats, constructive, destructive, frequency, interference, longitudinal, phase angle, physics, standing waves, superposition, transverse, wavelength
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created May 17, 2018 by MARTIN KIRBY
Record Updated:
May 18, 2018 by Bruce Mason
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May 1, 2018
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