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written by Brian P. Reid
This applet shows superposition of waves. Two waves with the same amplitude and wavelength move in opposite directions and their sum is shown.
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Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
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© 2001 Brian P. Reid
Superposition waves, standing wave, traveling wave
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B. Reid, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.bpreid.com/waves.php).
B. Reid, Wave Superposition, (2001), <http://www.bpreid.com/waves.php>.
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Reid, B. (2006, April 13). Wave Superposition. Retrieved October 20, 2017, from http://www.bpreid.com/waves.php
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Reid, Brian P. Wave Superposition. April 13, 2006. http://www.bpreid.com/waves.php (accessed 20 October 2017).
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Reid, Brian P. Wave Superposition. 2001. 13 Apr. 2006. 20 Oct. 2017 <http://www.bpreid.com/waves.php>.
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