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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
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/javascript
- text/html
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Free access
License:
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
Last Update
when Cataloged:
May 1, 2018
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M. Kirby, Computer Program WAVEADD, Version 1.0.52 (2018), WWW Document, (https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/).
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M. Kirby, Computer Program WAVEADD, Version 1.0.52 (2018), <https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/>.
APA Format
Kirby, M. (2018). WaveAdd (Version 1.0.52) [Computer software]. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/
Chicago Format
Kirby, Martin. "WaveAdd." Version 1.0.52. https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/ (accessed 21 June 2018).
MLA Format
Kirby, Martin. WaveAdd. Vers. 1.0.52. Computer software. 2018. HTML 5. 21 June 2018 <https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/>.
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@misc{ Author = "Martin Kirby", Title = {WaveAdd}, Month = {May}, Year = {2018} }
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%D May 1, 2018
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%O 1.0.52
%O HTML 5
%O application/javascript
%O HTML 5

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%D May 1, 2018
%T WaveAdd
%7 1.0.52
%8 May 1, 2018
%9 HTML 5
%U https://sites.google.com/a/kirbyx.com/waveadd/


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