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Sound Waves

A very comprehensive resource covering a large range of wave topics, includes excellent animations and diagrams.

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Superposition Principle of Wave

This animation allows the interference of two traveling waves to be explored. They can be made to travel in the same direction or opposite directions.

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Wave interference

Java applet showing constructive and destructive interference between two longitudinal waves, the wavelength and amplitude of each of which can be altered by the user.

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Standing Waves, Medium Fixed At Both Ends

This site is an animation showing the standing wave patterns that are produced on a string on a musical instrument.

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Uses of Waves

A series of summaries on uses of waves for the UK GCSE level. Covers topics such as sound waves and electromagnetic spectrum.

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Interference of Sinusoidal Waveforms

A little program to show the product of interference of 2 waves. The simulation allows the user to vary the wave amplitude and frequency. This is a good very simple to use tool!

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Waves

BBC revision guide to waves for UK GCSE level. A useful introduction to all the basics and to different types of waves.

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Seismic waves

Tutorial about earthquake waves cover ing p and s waves, seismometers and shadow zones.

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Propagation of an electromagnetic wave

An animation to illustrate the relations between the electric field, magnetic field and wave vector when an electromagnetic wave propagates through space.

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Carrier Wave

Radio transmission involves putting audio frequency information on a much higher frequency electromagnetic wave called a carrier wave.

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