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Wave Inteference

Wave Inteference

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates visually the concept of interference of transversal waves. The user can set the shape of two wave and watch the interference pattern.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
20 years ago
The best thing about this applet is its simplicity. There are many applets on this topic available, and this one takes a fresh approach by allowing the user to set the initial conditions of the wave forms. If the other applets are not getting the idea of superposition across, this one may just do the trick.