Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Ripple Tank: Interference of Two Point Sources

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. Two synchronous point sources, whose frequency can be varied, tap the surface of the water and produce circular waves. The interference pattern of the waves including the lines of nodes can be observed on the screen.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Category: Science | Updated almost 2 years ago

Created
July 21, 2009 15:46
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
47415 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Loop the Loop

Loop the Loop

Added 4 years ago | 00:03:18 | 18500 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Jacob's Ladder and the Melting Nail

MIT Physics Demo -- Jacob's Ladder ...

Added 7 years ago | 00:01:26 | 49406 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:57 | 40711 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Inductor Radio

MIT Physics Demo -- Inductor Radio

Added 7 years ago | 00:01:01 | 31851 views

Magnetizing and Demagnetizing an Iron Rod

Magnetizing and Demagnetizing an Ir...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:37 | 4285 views

Finding the Center of Mass...achusetts

Finding the Center of Mass...achusetts

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:15 | 22000 views