wave basics




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last update: 07.12.2004

Here you can learn the basics about waves.

  1. First the wave terms gives you an overview of the certain terms you need to know. 
  2. Find out about the main two different wave types
  3. Now you're ready to learn what a standing wave pattern is and ...
  4. .... how the different modes form ...
  5. and who you can animate them with a mathematic function applet

Important: Most of the following pages use java. Make sure you have java installed if you see no applets.