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Physics: Waves

Waves pack

Focus on Physics: Waves is a collection of online simulated science experiments and interactive topics covering the Waves section of AS and A2 level Physics.

The interactive models, animated sequences and simulated experiments are integrated with reference sections where theory is explained and relevant formulae are derived.

This online resource is part of the Focus Online Science Resource Pack.

Science Resource Pack: 1 year site licence: £99.95
Science Resource Pack: 2 year site licence: £169.95
Compatible with: Focus has version available for Windows, Mac, iPad and Android devices. .
Waves :Topics Covered: Multiple slit intereference
  • Absorption of gamma rays
  • Damped SHM
  • Diffraction grating (spectrometer)
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Forced oscillations and resonance
  • Hydrogen emission spectra
  • Multiple slit interference
  • Polarization
  • Ripple tank models
  • Transverse and longitudinal waves
  • Sound waves
  • Speed of sound measurement
  • Standing waves
  • Superposition of waves
  • Young's double slit experiment Wave mathematics Reference
As well... Ripple tank models
  • Students can practice experiments before actual lab work.
  • Use the program as a revision aid
  • The CD also contains a comprehensive animated reference section, linked to topic area
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