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Wave Propagation on a String
An animated example of wave propagation on a string composed of two segments of different densities and velocities. Fortran and Unix/GMT source code used to make the animation are available for download from the same site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Tools:
    • Software
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-605
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr John DeLaughter
Northwestern University, Department of Geological Sciences