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Waves

Principle of superposition

Product Code: OPT0002

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Files: 4 movies (512 X 256 pixels).  Each movie is provided in AVI and Quicktime format.


the 4 animations

Images from each of the 4 animations (reduced size)

Description:  The subject of this set of 4 movies is the principle of superposition.  In each movie, two pulses travel in opposite directions along a string.

First movie:  Constructive interference, resultant wave only.

Second movie:  Constructive interference, individual pulses (cyan and green) and resultant wave (yellow).

Third movie:  Destructive interference, resultant wave only.

Fourth movie:  Destructive interference, individual pulses (cyan and green) and resultant wave (yellow).


principle of superposition


Image from one of the animations (actual size)



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