Overtone is a downloadable program that allows you to create sine wave plus chosen harmonics (or overtones) and see the resultant waveform as well as the Fourier analysis. Another experiment will allow you to record something and analyze it in the time as well as frequency domain.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 01, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2011
Submitter: Susan Phillips
Keywords: harmonics, acoustics
Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Overtone does not work under 64-bit Windows but will run under the Windows Virtual PC that emulates XP, available from Microsoft.
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure