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Waves, Oscillations, Optics

   

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Physics Applets Walter Fendt

Physics Applets Phet

Surendranath applets

Surendranath main page

Falstad applets

Online Physics Lab: http://dev.physicslab.org/Default.aspx

 

Sound

Why you hear what you hear

Slinky Drop in Australia

Rotational

Slow-Mo guys in playground

 

Simple Harmonic Motion:

http://ngsir.netfirms.com/englishhtm/SpringSHM.htm

http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=148

 

Polarization

www.polarization.com

Applet with up to three polarizers: http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/kap24/polarizers/Polarizer.htm

2-D interference:

http://www.falstad.com/ripple/ex-2source.html

http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/sims.php?sim=Wave_Interference

Beats:

http://www.mta.ca/faculty/science/physics/suren/Beats/Beats.html

http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/beats.htm

Aluminum Rods on Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4i2mzQqNRY&feature=related

 

Single and Double Slit interference:

http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/sims.php?sim=Wave_Interference

http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/singleslit.htm

http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/doubleslit.htm

http://surendranath.tripod.com/Applets/Optics/Slits/DoubleSlit/DblSltApplet.html

Diffraction:

http://www.launc.tased.edu.au/online/sciences/physics/diffrac.html

Huygens' principle:

http://www.launc.tased.edu.au/online/sciences/physics/diffrac.html

http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/sims.php?sim=Sound

 

Optical Illusions

Castle

Spanish Castle

 

Scattering

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg7gpCuLkrA

 

Lecture on optical instruments


The electric field of a quadrupole with binomial approximation

Taylor Series review here

An excellent math website with online notes, by Paul Dawkins

MIT lecture series: a program that provides actual video-taped lectures and material of MIT classes on the web for free. the course list is huge... and about 100 or so of the courses are available in video. Find info here.

 

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