Moving Point source: Doppler effect and shock wave
Applet demonstrates clearly how a shock wave is formed when an object travels faster than the speed of sound. User may explore both subsonic and supersonic flow regimes.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: October 29, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 13, 2010
Submitter: Edward Perry
Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Web browser capable of supporting JAVA applets.
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure