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The acoustics of musical instruments and the voice. The "Basics" directory introduces and explains general concepts.... see more

A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics.  PhET provides fun, interactive,... see more

This site provides a large selection of physics and math simulations. There is also fairly comprehensive explanatory... see more

This is a virtual laboratory where you can do hands-on experiments at rigid pendula. Together with the material presented... see more

This is a set of interactive tutorials designed to teach the fundamentals of wave dynamics. It starts with very simple... see more

From an elementary (but accurate) description of sound, including animations, to advanced material such as the solution... see more

This site covers basic acoustics including wave types, oscillations, reflection/refraction, superposition, diffraction,... see more

Applet displays the interference effects caused by a single slit diffraction of light.

Vary the velocity and notice the wavelength shift ahead of and behind the source.

Build a pattern to complete a sequence of patterns. Study a sequence of three patterns of squares in a grid and build the... see more

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

Learning object repository for science teachers (biology, physics, mathematics). You will find flash animations and... see more

The top of a spring pendulum (red circle) is moved to and fro - for example by hand; this motion is assumed as harmonic,... see more

Test your hearing range by listening to low-, medium-, and high-frequency sounds. Compare the relative loudness of sounds... see more

This animation illustrates how sound waves cause us to hear.

A hyperlinked exploration of the physics of acoustics and sound, and the physiology of hearing.

Illustrates how waveforms interact with each other.

A simple animation that illustrates how air molecules move in sound waves, one dimensionally.

An electronic laboratory manual for introductory physics consisting of videos (on principles and laboratory procedure) in... see more

Animated gif of a guitar string after being plucked.

Animated gif of a tuning fork operating, with additional explanation.

Extensive site, which is a tutorial on musical acoustics and relates it to introductory physics level study of waves

Overtone is a downloadable program that allows you to create sine wave plus chosen harmonics (or overtones) and see the... see more

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more