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Ripple Tank (2-D Waves) Applet

        

Ripple Tank (2-D Waves) Applet

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Displays wave interference from a wide range of source and barrier configurations. The user can select specific configurations or add sources and barriers themselves.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 03, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 14, 2013
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Submitter: Tom Colbert

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements:
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Matt Johnson
3 years ago

Matt Johnson (Student)

A fantastic tool. I find it can be used over and over again while teaching waves to provide a quick visualization of exactly what a property mans.

Technical Remarks:

Fairly processor heavy.  Certainly you will to download and attempt to run on your in class machine before getting the kids hopes up in class.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 min
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