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MiniWaveMaker is an interactive computer simulation of a discretely weighted elastic string. It illustrates properties of harmonic motion of individual particles and the collective behavior that gives rise to waves.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
20 years ago
Another wave demonstrator composed of particles on a string. Works well. Fairly flexible. Nothing special, however.