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25-48 of 227 results for discipline "Oscillations and Waves"

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

This animation allows one to choose a tube open at both ends, closed at both ends, or closed at one end, and shows... see more

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

From ThinkQuest: This excellent web site explains what sound is and how humans perceive it through the ear. Take an... see more

Interactive tutorials based on simulations involving all topics in introductory physics.  This is developed to support... see more

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates visually the concept of interference of transversal waves. The user can set... see more

Flash simulation of a line of coupled masses, approximating the properties of a string. Tension and damping are... see more

Applet allows user to change frequency, wavelength, and velocity and see the results.

A Java applet simulation of basic pendulum motion. Source code available on main site. Foreign language versions... see more

Animates one or two functions of position and time, and their superposition, in separate panels inside the applet. A wide... see more

From the site: "This package of computer simulations offers some dynamic illustrations for the properties of... see more

A highly flexible 2-d wave simulator. Using a grid that continuously solves the 2-d wave equation, this applet allows the... see more

Displays 3D dynamic images of interference for several different choices of sources.

This applet shows a unique form of oscillator created by an board resting on two counter-rotating wheels. Changes in the... see more

' Auditory Demonstrations in Acoustics and Hearing Conservation is a series of auditory demonstrations that illustrate... see more

Animation of a vibrating bar or rod. The user can select several different modes of oscillation.

In this applet two waves of equal amplitude are interfering. You can control the centre or nominal frequency of the waves... see more

Animates a user selected combination of normal modes in a rectangular box.

Motion of a circular membrane/surface.

Click and drag to move one set of circular wavefronts, or use the buttons. Observe the resultant interference pattern.

Set of java applets for illustrating classical physics (highschool level), including gravitation, electric and magnetic... see more

Animates the motion of a linear array of particles joined by springs. The use can adjust the number of particles, their... see more

This simulation shows two pendula coupled by a spring which has a small spring constant (weak coupling). For such systems... see more

Part of an extensive collection of material on the pendulum, this collection of four applets and its supporting material... see more