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Young's Double Slit Interference

This is a classic example of interference effects in light waves. Two light rays pass through two slits, separated by a... see more

Zona Land Education

Educational and entertaining items pertaining to physics, to the mathematical sciences, and to mathematics in general.... see more

Pendulum

User can change the length, the mass of the bob or constant of gravitational accleration, by typing values in the... see more

Damped Harmonic Motion

Java applet for dampled harmonic motion. Source code available at http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~ewoolgar/java/Hooke/

Double Slit Experiment (Physics)

Graphical illustration of a double slit experiment. Allows user to change wavelength and slit separation. Includes tools... see more

Demonstrates waves on a loaded string--a very light (massless) string with a number of small masses attached to it at... see more

Ripple Tank (2-D Waves) Applet

Displays wave interference from a wide range of source and barrier configurations. The user can select specific... see more

Spring Force and SHM (simple harmonic... Spring Force and SHM (simple harmonic motion)

This applet shows a hanging mass on a spring. Users may add or remove mass from the spring to change the equilibrium... see more

Play A Piano / Synthesizer /... Play A Piano / Synthesizer / Oscilloscope

Play A Piano using your mouse or keyboard, read the notes on the musical score as it plays for you, see the wave forms as... see more

SRA: Spectral and Roughness Analysis... SRA: Spectral and Roughness Analysis of Sound Signals

SRA is a web application that calculates the auditory roughness of sound signals, based on a roughness calculation model... see more

Beats

Graphically demonstrates the phenomena of beats.

Circular motion and Simple harmonic... Circular motion and Simple harmonic motion (Physics)

Presentation of circular and simple harmonic motion.

Longitudinal Waves in a Beam

Tutorial and applet on basic mechanical waves. Includes table of the velocity of sound in various materials.

Phased Array

This is a simulation of a phased array like that used in radar or ultrasound devices. You can change the phase difference... see more

Physical Pendulum

An applet and activity for demonstrating the physical properties of a physical pendulum. Extensive explanatory text... see more

Play Some Pure Tones, Mixed Sounds,... Play Some Pure Tones, Mixed Sounds, Mixed Sounds that Touch Tone Dialing on Your Phone Uses

Downloadable mp3s of pure tones from 100 to 10,000 Hz, and combinations of pure tones, including the combinations used to... see more

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

Torsion Pendulum

Java applets and activities concerning the torsion pendulum.

Transverse Waves

Demonstrates vibrations by a chain of individual particles.

Transverse Waves II

Demonstrates constructive and destructive interference.

Ultrasound: How does it Work?

There are ma­ny reasons to g­et an ultrasound. Perhaps you're pregnant, and your obstetrician wants you to have an... see more

Velocity of Propagation of a... Velocity of Propagation of a Transverse Wave

Extensive theoretical discussion (text only) of the propagation of a transverse wave.

Uniform Circular/SHO Motion

Clearly displays the relationship between circular motion, the motion of a simple harmonic oscillator, and the plot of a... see more

Composition of harmonic motions

Interactive applet with proposed activities