# MERLOT Materials

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#### How We Hear

This animation illustrates how sound waves cause us to hear.

#### Introduction to What Sound Is

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

#### Longitudinal Waves and Guitar Strings

Animated gif of a guitar string after being plucked.

#### Longitudinal Waves and Tuning Forks

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

#### Sound Waves and the Eardrum

Information and an animated gif showing how the eardrum receives sound waves.

#### Sounds: Allow the Wave to Expand

This animation shows how air molecules move, 2 dimensionally, in a sound wave.

#### Standing Waves, Harmonics, Nodes &... Standing Waves, Harmonics, Nodes & Antinodes

Selectable standing waves showing fundamental, second, third, and fourth harmonics. Also a look at Nodes and Antinodes.

#### Musemath

An interactive, flash animated website on the math and science of Western Traditional Music.

#### Single Oscillators in a Harmonic Wave

Interactive animated demonstration shows how single oscillators make up a cosine wave.

#### Standing Waves

(From the author) The following movies show standing waves as the superposition of two sine waves traveling in opposite... see more

#### Wave Animations

A collection of animations illustrating various phenomena associated with waves.

#### Refraction and the Ray Model of Light

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

#### Wave Interference

Animation of Interference Pattern Formed by Two Points Sources

#### Transverse Wave and Longitudinal Wave... Transverse Wave and Longitudinal Wave (Physics)

Demonstration of a transverse wave and longitudinal wave.

#### Doppler Effect Physlet

One of many physlets by Wolfgang Christian. Demonstrates the Doppler effect at three different speeds.

#### Phase and Group Velocities of Wave... Phase and Group Velocities of Wave Packets

(From the author) The following movies show wave packets with various combinations of phase and group velocity. Each... see more

#### Standing Wave Function (first mode)... Standing Wave Function (first mode) (Physics)

Animates a vibrating string to illustrate wave function

#### Standing Wave Function Animation... Standing Wave Function Animation (Zeroth mode) (Physics)

Animates a vibrating string to illustrate wave function

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#### Standing Wave Graph, String Length v.... Standing Wave Graph, String Length v. Frequency (Physics)

Plots string length v. frequency graph

#### Transmission: Less Dense to More... Transmission: Less Dense to More Dense

Animated gif plus explanation.