A Standing Wave

physics simulation

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standing wave simulation
superposition
Instructions: Adjust the slider to speed of the traveling waves (red and blue) and note how the standing wave (black) responds.
Explanation: A standing wave is formed by the superposition of two traveling waves with opposite directions of motion.

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