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Standing Waves

St. Mary's University Physics

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Kieff, Ptj, Wikipedia, public domain

 

 

 

 

 

 

B) Standing Wave – waves produced when two waves of the same frequency and amplitude travel in opposite directions in the same medium (Musical instruments)

 

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Remember the old slinky song?
 
slinky.wav

 

Standing Waves Interactive

1. Select PLAY   2. Select CLOSE MENU 

2. Reopen the menu


3. Use the slider to change the phase

This interactive graph was created by HS physics teacher and Ed Tech wizard, Dan Hosey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parts of a Standing Wave


Standing Wave

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St. Mary's Physics Online

 

 

 

 

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How many antinodes are in each picture?

(focus on the lower half of the guitar)

Physics of the Acoustic Guitar
Fletcher

 

 

 

2, 4, 10

 

 


Click on the frequencies above

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Maximum Destructive Interference Occurs
at the Nodes


 

 

 

Standing waves can also be produced by reflection

 


How many nodes?

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

How many antinodes?

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

How many waves?

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

Standing Wave and Frequency

C. K. Eng

 

How many wavelengths?

 

Wikipedia, Houtlijm, public domain

 

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One Antinode

 

 















Four Antinodes


Illustration of vibrations of a drum - Oleg Alexandrov
Public Domain Image

 

 

 

 

 

 

"How many antinodes?

How many wavelengths?" 

 

 

 

 

 

2 antinodes, wavelength = 3.0 m 

 

 

Identify the NODES and the ANTINODES

 

June 2016

 

 

 

[ AP Standing Waves Notes ]

 

Resonance

 

 

Enrichment

 

 

 

Standing Waves/Sound/Chladni
Berkeley Univ.

Standing Waves - Wake Forest .U.

(Chladni Disk)

 

 

 

Water Drop in Zero g

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Standing Waves
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