Problem 17.17

Animation 1 Animation 2 Animation 3 Animation 4 Animation 5

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  1. Sketch the displacement of each wave at the point x = 0 cm as a function of time (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds).

  2. How do your sketches change if you measure the waves at x = 2 cm?


Problem by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni.
HTML updated for JavaScript by Aidan Edmondson.
Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.